Will Durant





Will Durant


Born
in North Adams, Massachusetts, The United States
November 05, 1885

Died
November 07, 1981

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William James Durant was a prolific American writer, historian, and philosopher. He is best known for the 11-volume The Story of Civilization, written in collaboration with his wife Ariel and published between 1935 and 1975. He was earlier noted for his book, The Story of Philosophy, written in 1926, which was considered "a groundbreaking work that helped to popularize philosophy."

They were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for literature in 1967 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977.

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The Story of Philosophy

4.07 avg rating — 9,075 ratings — published 1926 — 76 editions
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The Lessons of History

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Our Oriental Heritage (The ...

4.27 avg rating — 1,227 ratings — published 1935 — 24 editions
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The Story of Civilization (...

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4.39 avg rating — 1,180 ratings — published 1975 — 13 editions
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The Life of Greece (The Sto...

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4.27 avg rating — 874 ratings — published 1939 — 22 editions
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Caesar and Christ (Story of...

4.31 avg rating — 827 ratings — published 1944 — 23 editions
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The Age of Faith (Story of ...

4.31 avg rating — 674 ratings — published 1950 — 17 editions
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The Greatest Minds and Idea...

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لذات فلسفه

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3.91 avg rating — 670 ratings — published 1929 — 9 editions
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The Reformation (The Story ...

4.25 avg rating — 531 ratings — published 1957 — 21 editions
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Our Oriental Heritage The Life of Greece Caesar and Christ The Age of Faith The Renaissance The Reformation The Age of Reason Begins
The Story of Civilization (11 books)
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Our Oriental Heritage قصة الحضارة: نشأة الحضارة قصة الحضارة: الهند وجيرانها قصة الحضارة: الشرق الأقصى ا... قصة الحضارة: الشرق الأقصى ا...
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The Story of Civilization
The Complete Story of Civilization (1 book)
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The Complete Story of Civilization (1 book)
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قصة الحضارة: عصر الإيمان #1 قصة الحضارة: عصر الإيمان #2 قصة الحضارة: عصر الإيمان #3 قصة الحضارة: عصر الإيمان #4 قصة الحضارة: عصر الإيمان #5 قصة الحضارة: عصر الإيمان #6
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“Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Will Durant, The Story of Philosophy

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.”
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“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.”
Will Durant

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