Hyde, William (1885 - 1917)
Genre: Non-Fiction - Scholarly
William De Witt Hyde was born in Winchendon, MA, earned his bachelor's degree from Harvard (1879), studied at Union Theological Seminary (1879-1880) and Andover Theological Seminary (1882). He served as a minister in Patterson, NJ (1883-1885), then accepted the position of (7th) Bowdoin College President (1885-1917) and professor of mental and moral philosophy.
He was a prolific writer and his books served bring nation-wide attention to Bowdoin and bolstered his reputation as an educator. He was also a trustee of Philips Academy in Exeter, NH and received honorary degrees from Bowdoin (1886, 1917), Harvard (1886), Syracuse University (1897) and Dartmouth (1909).
- Practical Ethics (1892)
- God's Education of Man (1899)
- Jesus Way: An Appreciation of the Teaching in the Synoptic Gospels (1902)
- The College Man and the College Woman (1906)
- From Epicurus to Christ: A Study in the Principles of Personality (1906)
- Abba Father, or, the Religion of Everyday Life (1908)
- The Teacher's Philosophy in and out of School (1910)
- The Gospel of Good Will as Revealed in Contemporary Scriptures (1916)
- The Best Man I Know: Developed Out of the Will for the Good of All (1917)
- The Five Great Philosophies of Life (1927)