1 edition of Durant letters, 1838-1939 found in the catalog.
Durant letters, 1838-1939
|Statement||edited with an introd., photos., and an annotated index by Alexander Grant Rose III.|
|Series||Family document series ; no. 17|
|Contributions||Rose, Alexander Grant, 1913-|
|LC Classifications||CT275.D8844 A4 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||78105336|
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This book is a must read. I like the author open mind 1838-1939 book humility to ask to great and famous people of his time on the meaning of life. There no pretentiousness to answer the question that for me has no answer or no provable and irrefutable answer, however the book offers enough perspectives of multiple answer of the question to allow one to 1838-1939 book its own "conclusion".Cited by: Looking for books by Will Durant.
See all books authored by Will Durant, including The Story of Philosophy, and The Lessons of History, and more on Inscribed "Greetings H. K." on front, with five lines of Will Durant's handwritten comments (in ink) on the article. [WITH] Into the 10th Decade (), Will Durant's copy of this tribute to Russell with about 76 letters/comments from world luminaries.
Durant included a piece by Russell in his anthology "On the Meaning of Life.". The Life of Greece Being a History of Greek Civilization from the beginnings, and of Civilization in the Near East from the death of Alexander, to the Roman Conquest; with an Introduction on the Prehistoric Culture of Crete by Durant, Will and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In this illuminating and thoughtful book, Will and Ariel Durant have succeeded in distilling for the reader the accumulated store of knowledge and experience from their four decades of work on the ten monumental volumes of "The Story of Civilization." The result is a survey of human history, full of dazzling insights into the nature Durant letters human experience, the evolution of civilization, the /5(7).
The Story of Civilization, by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader.
The series was written over a span of more than five decades. It totals four million words across nea pages, with 2 further books in production at the time of the authors' deaths.
In the first volume (Our Oriental Heritage, which covers. Walter Duranty ( – October 3, ) was a Liverpool born Anglo-American propagandist who served as the Moscow Bureau Chief of The New York Times for fourteen years (–) following the Bolshevik victory in the Russian Civil War (–).
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Durant mentions four new lectures "An Amendment to Democracy," "Is Progress Real?" which is his half of a debate in NY with Clarence Darrow, "The Epic of the Jews," and "The Philosophy of Spinoza." Included is a file copy of the letter originally sent to Durant to elicit this response.
Size: Quarto (4to). Signed by Author(s). Book. Will Durant has books on Goodreads with ratings. Will Durant’s most popular book is The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the Wor. William James "Will" Durant (/ d ə ˈ r æ n t /; November 5, – November 7, ) was an American writer, historian, and became best known for his work The Story of Civilization, 11 volumes written in collaboration with his wife, Ariel Durant, and published between and He was earlier noted for The Story of Philosophy (), described as "a groundbreaking work.
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The premise of this book is based on the idea that we can develop a worldview from looking back on history. I don't agree that this is the case/5(13). Early life and education. Durant was a student in the San Bernardino City Unified School mother, Candy Mae Thompson, was a classified employee in the district.
He was raised by his mother, a single mother, along with four siblings. InDurant earned a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Howard University, majoring in Pre-Law with a minor in Psychology.Memo Book: JTG (45 Letters) Memo book kept by James Turk Gleaves beginning in Ledger: JTG (98 Letters) Ledger kept by James Turk Gleaves from to at Cripple Creek, Wythe County, Virginia.
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