Will Durant

William and Ariel Durant (1930) William James Durant (; November 5, 1885 – November 7, 1981) was an American writer, historian, and philosopher. He became best known for his work ''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'' (1926), described as "a groundbreaking work that helped to popularize philosophy".

He conceived of philosophy as total perspective or seeing things ''sub specie totius'' (i.e. “from the perspective of the whole”)—a phrase inspired by Spinoza's ''sub specie aeternitatis'', roughly meaning "from the perspective of the eternal". He sought to unify and humanize the great body of historical knowledge, which had grown voluminous and become fragmented into esoteric specialties, and to vitalize it for contemporary application.

The Durants were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction in 1968 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977. Provided by Wikipedia
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La civilización del extremo oriente
Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño
by Durant, Will, 1885-1981
Published 1953
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by Durant, Will 1885-1981
Published 1950
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La vida de Grecia
Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño
by Durant, Will, 1885-1981
Published 1945
Book
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by Durant, Will, 1885-1981
Published 1960
Book
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Civilización de la India
Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño
Book
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Nuestra herencia oriental
Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño
Book
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by Durant, Will, 1885-1981
Published 1955
Book
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Edad de la fe
Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño
Book
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Renacimiento
Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño
Book
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Historia de la filosofía de Sócrates a John Dewey
Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño
Book
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La Edad de Luis XIV
Facultad de Artes
by Durant, Will, 1885-1981
Published 1966
Book
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Interpretaciones de la vida
Facultad de Comunicación Social
by Durant, William 1885-1981
Published 1973
Book
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by Durant, Will 1885-1981
Published 1954
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by Durant, Will 1885-1981
Published 1966
Book
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by Durant, Will 1885-1981
Published 1944
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by Durant, Will 1885-1981
Published 1953
Book
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by Durant, Will 1885-1981
Published 1957
Book
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