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William James Durant an intellectual biography by Frey, Raymond

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, NY .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Durant, Will, 1885-,
  • Historians -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Philosophers, Modern -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-169) and index.

Statementby Raymond Frey.
SeriesStudies in the history of philosophy ;, v. 18, Studies in the history of philosophy (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 18.
LC ClassificationsD15.D87 F74 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 189 p. ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1868113M
ISBN 100889465967
LC Control Number90026398

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Will Durant (–) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize () and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (). He spent more than fifty years writing his critically acclaimed eleven-volume series, The Story of Civilization (the later volumes written in conjunction with his wife, Ariel).Cited by: Durant Will, William James Durant dit () Published by aux Editions Payot à Paris, collection Bibliothèque historique, , () Used.   The philosophy that resonates from the pages of all of Durant's books, but most particularly in The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time, is unabashedly "prohuman" and serves to underscore the splendor of our intellectual and artistic heritage. In fact, Durant was known as the "gentle philosopher" and the "radical saint," as he always sought to report on the positive achievements in Brand: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frey, Raymond, William James Durant. Lewiston, NY: E. Mellen Press, ©

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