Paul Kurtz, 1925-2012

philospher, editor of the Humanist (1967-1978), protege/student of philosophy of Sidney Hook, controversial inciter of debate on genetic/racial component to intelligence, cultural Jew, joined Unitarian Church while at Columbia, popularizer, host of Humanist Alternative, member of behaviorist school of psychology, anti-New Age, initiated campaign against astrology, chair of CSICOP, fired from editorship of the Humanist