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Philosophy educator

Thomas Kaehao Seung, Korean philosophy educator. Recipient Wilbur Lucius Cross medal Yale Graduate School Alumni Association, 1988; Society Religion in Higher Education fellow, 1969-1970; American Council Learned Society fellow, 1970-1971; National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1977-1978. Served as officer Korean Army, 1950-1953.


Seung, Thomas Kaehao was born on September 20, 1930 in Jungju, Republic of Korea.


Bachelor, Yale University, 1958;Master of Arts, Yale University, 1961;Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1965.


Instructor, Yale University, 1963-1965;assistant professor, Fordham University, 1965-1966;member of faculty department philosophy, University Texas, Austin, since 1966;professor in philosophy, University Texas, since 1972;professor in government, University Texas, since 1985;professor in law, University Texas, since 1993;Jesse H. Jones professor liberal arts, University Texas, since 1987.



Served as officer Korean Army, 1950-1953.


Married Kwihwan Hahn, May 29, 1965. Children: Hyunjune Sebastian, Kwonjune Justin, Haesue Florence.

Kwihwan Hahn

Hyunjune Sebastian Seung

Kwonjune Justin Seung

Haesue Florence Seung