Story of Philosophy The Lives and Opinions of the Great Philosophers

ISBN-10: 0808577697
ISBN-13: 9780808577690
Authors: Will Durant
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American historian and essayist Will Durant was born in North Adams, Massachusetts. He earned his undergraduate degree at St. Peter's College in New Jersey and went on to earn a Ph.D. in philosophy in 1917 from Columbia University. While teaching at the libertarian Ferrer Modern School in New York, he had as a pupil a young woman named Ada Kaufman, whom he later called Ariel. She became his wife---and his coauthor. In 1917 Durant published his first work, his doctoral dissertation, Philosophy and the Social Problem . In 1926 he published another work, The Story of Philosophy. The following year, he began writing the comprehensive history of civilization on which he was to spend much of the…    


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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Turtleback Books Dimensions: 4.50" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 0.682 lbs. Language: English

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