William DeWitt Hyde (1858 - 1917)

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William DeWitt Hyde (September 23, 1858 – June 29, 1917) was an American college president, born at Winchendon, Mass. He graduated from Harvard University in 1879 and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1882. Ordained to the Congregational ministry in 1883, he was a pastor at Newark, N. J., in 1883-85, and thereafter was president of Bowdoin College, also holding the chair of mental and moral philosophy. He is author of:

Practical Ethics (1892)
Social Theology (1895)
Practical idealism (1897)
God's Education of Man (1899)
The Art of Optimism (1900)
The Cardinal Virtues (1901)
Jesus' Way (1902)
The New Ethics (1903)
The College Man and the College Woman (1906)
Abba, Father (1908)
Self-Measurement (1908)
Sin and its Forgiveness (1909)
The Teacher's Philosophy in and out of School (1910)
The Five Great Philosophies of Life (1911)
The Quest of the Best (1913)
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