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As quoted in "Books: The Great Gadfly", Time magazine, 8 October 1965
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From his article "Is Democracy a Failure?". As printed in: Harper's Magazine, Volume 153 (Harper's Magazine Company, 1927), p. 558
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As quoted in: Distilled Wisdom, Alfred Armand Montapert, Prentice-Hall, 1964, p. 63
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The Lessons of History by Will Durant and Ariel Durant, 1968, p. 54
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As quoted in: Newsweek, Volume 64, 1964, p. 104
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The Story of Civilization: Rousseau and revolution; a history of civilization in France, England, and Germany from 1756, and in the remainder of Europe from 1715 to 1789, Will Durant, Ariel Durant, Simon and Schuster, 1967, p. 472


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Born: November 5, 1885

Died: November 7, 1981 (aged 96)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Historian, writer, philosopher, teacher

Bio: William James Durant was a prolific American writer, historian, and philosopher. He is best known for The Story of Civilization, 11 volumes written in collaboration with his wife Ariel Durant and published between 1935 and 1975. He was earlier noted for The Story of Philosophy, written in 1926, which one observer described as a groundbreaking work that helped to popularize philosophy.

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