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About the Author

Will Durant was born in North Adams, Massachusetts on November 5, 1885. He received an undergraduate degree at St. Peter's College in New Jersey and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Columbia University. His first book, Philosophy and the Social Problem, was published in 1917. His other works include The mostrar mais Story of Philosophy, The Mansions of Philosophy, and the ten-volume The Story of Civilization. By the time the seventh volume was published in 1961, his wife Ariel Durant was listed as a coauthor for her diligent assistance on the project. In 1968 they received the Pulitzer Prize for Rousseau and Revolution. The husband and wife team also wrote A Dual Autobiography in 1977. He died on November 7, 1981. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Will Durant

The Life of Greece (1939) 1,794 exemplares
The Lessons of History (1968) 1,738 exemplares
Our Oriental Heritage (1935) — Autor — 1,725 exemplares
Caesar and Christ (1944) 1,719 exemplares
The Reformation (1957) 1,650 exemplares
The Renaissance (1953) 1,586 exemplares
The Age of Faith (1950) 1,542 exemplares
The Age of Louis XIV (1963) 1,441 exemplares
The Age of Voltaire (1965) — Autor — 1,428 exemplares
Rousseau and Revolution (1967) 1,427 exemplares
The Age of Reason Begins (1961) 1,419 exemplares
The Age of Napoleon (1975) 1,300 exemplares
The Complete Story of Civilization (1963) 1,143 exemplares
The pleasures of philosophy (1929) 320 exemplares
On the Meaning of Life (2005) 64 exemplares
The case for India (1930) 35 exemplares
Great Men of Literature (1931) 11 exemplares
Der alte Orient und Indien (1979) 10 exemplares
Adventures in Philosophy (2008) 9 exemplares
Adventures in Genius (1931) 8 exemplares
Das frühe Mittelalter (1978) 6 exemplares
Kulturgeschichte der Menschheit (1993) 5 exemplares
Outlines of Philosophy. (1962) 4 exemplares
Filosofia da Vida 3 exemplares
Caesar And Christ Part 1 Of 2 (1994) 2 exemplares
The Age Of Napoleon Part 3 Of 3 (2000) 2 exemplares
Caesar And Christ Part 2 Of 2 (1994) 2 exemplares
The Reformation Part 1 Of 3 (1997) 2 exemplares
The Renaissance Part 2 Of 2 (1995) 2 exemplares
Cezar i Hrist 1 exemplar
The Case for India 1 exemplar
Romaveldi - Vol II 1 exemplar
قصة الفلسفة (2016) 1 exemplar
Romaveldi - Vol I 1 exemplar
Filosofi 7-11-1 1 exemplar
La edad de la fe. Tomo II (1970) 1 exemplar
OBRAS FILOSOFICAS V (1969) 1 exemplar
Socialism and anarchism, (1914) 1 exemplar
Lood filosoofia ajaloost (1998) 1 exemplar
islam medeniyeti 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Los Angeles 200: A Bicentennial Celebration (1980) — Prefácio — 34 exemplares
The Works of Schopenhauer (1928) — Editor, algumas edições28 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Durant, William James
Outros nomes
DURANT, William James
DURANT, Will
Data de nascimento
1885-11-05
Data de falecimento
1981-11-07
Localização do túmulo
Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, USA
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
North Adams, Massachusetts, USA
Local de falecimento
Los Angeles, California, USA
Locais de residência
North Adams, Massachusetts, USA (birth)
Educação
Saint Peter's College (1907)
Cambridge University (1917)
Ocupações
historian
writer
author
librarian
Relações
Durant, Ariel (wife)
Organizações
American Academy of Arts and Letters (Literature ∙ 1959)
Ferrer Modern School
Prémios e menções honrosas
Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977)
Pulitzer Prize (literature|1967)
Nota de desambiguação
Please do NOT combine this page with the various forms of "Will and Ariel Durant". Single authors should never be combined with multiples. Thank you.

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Discussions

The Story of Civilization by the Durants: Yea or Nay? em Non-Fiction Readers (Dezembro 2021)
Will Durant em Philosophy and Theory (Julho 2010)

Críticas

The Story of Civilization, Volume VI: A history of European civilization from Wyclif to Calvin: 1300-1564. This is the sixth volume of the classic, Pulitzer Prize-winning series.
 
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Estatísticas

Obras
256
Also by
4
Membros
26,249
Popularidade
#799
Avaliação
4.0
Críticas
197
ISBN
364
Línguas
13
Marcado como favorito
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