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Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time

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ISBN-10: 0743235533

ISBN-13: 9780743235532

Edition: 2002

Authors: Will Durant

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List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 11/7/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

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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