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Durant, Will 1885-1981

Overview
Works: 1,699 works in 4,029 publications in 5 languages and 55,253 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Introductions 
Roles: Editor, Creator, Other, Speaker, Correspondent
Classifications: CB53, 909
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Will Durant, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Will Durant
The story of philosophy : the lives and opinions of the greater philosophers by Will Durant ( Book )
243 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 6,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brilliant and concise account of the lives and ideas of the great philosophers--Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Spinoza, Voltaire, Kant, Schopenhauer, Spencer, Nietzsche, Bergson, Croce, Russell, Santayana, James and Dewey--The Story of Philosophy is one of the great books of our time. The Story of Philosophy is a key book for any reader who wishes to survey the history and development of philosophical ideas in the Western world
The story of civilization by Will Durant ( Book )
80 editions published between 1931 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 3,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the enigmatic character and incredible career of Napoleon Bonaparte, and describes the world he helped to fashion in the course of his ambitions
The lessons of history by Will Durant ( Book )
24 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes material on the influence of biology, race, character, morals, religion, economics, socialism, government, and war on history
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 Will Durant ( Book )
48 editions published between 1936 and 1992 in English and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A history of Greek government, industry, manners, morals, religion, philosophy, science, literature and art from the earliest times to the Roman conquest"--Jacket subtitle
The age of Napoleon : a history of European civilization from 1789 to 1815 by Will Durant ( Book )
11 editions published between 1967 and 1992 in English and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the enigmatic character and incredible career of Napoleon Bonaparte, and describes the world he helped to fashion in the course of his ambitions
Caesar and Christ : a history of Roman civilization and of Christianity from their beginnings to A.D. 325 by Will Durant ( Book )
40 editions published between 1944 and 1992 in English and held by 1,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Roman life--politics, economics, literature, art, morals."
Rousseau and Revolution : a history of civilization in France, England, and Germany from 1756, and in the remainder of Europe from 1715 to 1789 by Will Durant ( Book )
32 editions published between 1957 and 1992 in English and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A history of civilization in France, England, and Germany from 1756 and in the remainder of Europe from 1715-1789." "There is no 'popular history that is so encyclopedic in scope, so brightly readable in style.'" Saturday Rev
The age of Voltaire : a history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy by Will Durant ( Book )
33 editions published between 1957 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715-1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy."
The Renaissance : a history of civilization in Italy from 1304-1576 A.D. by Will Durant ( Book )
26 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the Renaissance as it flowered through Italy. Emphasizes the contributions of characters famous in history
Interpretations of life: a survey of contemporary literature; the lives and opinions of some major authors of our time by Will Durant ( Book )
13 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Lives and Opinions of Some Major Authors of Our Time: Faulkner, Hemingway, Steinbeck, Sinclair, O'Neill, Jeffers, Pound, Joyce, Eliot, Maughan, Proust, Gide, Wittgenstein, Kierkegaard, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, de Beauvoir, Camus, Mann, Kafka, Kazantzakis, Sholokhov, Pasternak, Solzhenitzyn, and Yevtushenko
The age of faith : a history of medieval civilization--Christian, Islamic, and Judaic-- from Constantine to Dante: A.D. 325-1300 by Will Durant ( Book )
23 editions published between 1950 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Covers the economy, politics, law, government, religion, morals, manners, education, literature, science, philosophy, and art of the Christians, Moslems, and Jews during an epoch that saw vital contests among the three great religions and between the religious and the secular view of human life."--Jacket
The Reformation : a history of European civilization from Wyclif to Calvin, 1300-1564 by Will Durant ( Book )
29 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the social revolution that accompanied the religious revolution at different phases of the Reformation
The age of Louis XIV : a history of European civilization in the period of Pascal, Molière, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton, and Spinoza: 1648-1715 by Will Durant ( Book )
22 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A history of European civilization in the period of Pascal, Molière, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton and Spinoza: 1648-1715."
The age of reason begins : a history of European civilization in the period of Shakespeare, Bacon, Montaigne, Rembrandt, Galileo, and Descartes: 1558-1648 by Will Durant ( Book )
19 editions published between 1957 and 1992 in English and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the religious strife and scientific progress made from 1558 to 1650 in Europe
Our oriental heritage : being a history of civilization in Egypt and the Near East to the death of Alexander, and in India, China and Japan from the beginning to our own day by Will Durant ( Book )
40 editions published between 1935 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of Oriental and Near Eastern civilization
The mansions of philosophy : a survey of human life and destiny by Will Durant ( Book )
28 editions published between 1920 and 1941 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heroes of history : a brief history of civilization from ancient times to the dawn of the modern age by Will Durant ( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the tradition of his bestselling books "The Story of Civilization" and "The Lessons of History, " Pulitzer-prize winning historian Will Durant traces the lives and ideas of those who have helped to define civilization, in a book published 20 years after his death
The pleasures of philosophy : a survey of human life and destiny by Will Durant ( Book )
18 editions published between 1953 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New and rev. ed. of The Mansions of Philosophy
The greatest minds and ideas of all time by Will Durant ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pulitzer Prize-winner Will Durant presents and defends his choices for the ten greatest thinkers, ten greatest poets, one hundred best books for an education, ten peaks of human progress, and twelve vital dates in world history
Works by Arthur Schopenhauer ( Book )
9 editions published between 1928 and 1962 in English and German and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Dirāns, Vils, 1885-1981
Diyūrānt, Wil Dāyrīl, 1885-1981
Djurant, Vil.
Durand, Will
Durant, Vil
Durant, Will
Durant, Will 1885-
Durant, William 1885-1981
Durant, William J. 1885-1981
Durant, William James
Durant, William James 1885-
Durant William James 1885-1981
Durant, William James D
Durrant, William James
Durrant William James 1885-1981
Ṭiyūren̲ṭ, Vil 1885-1981
Tu-lan, Wei-erh 1885-1981
Vilṭiyūren̲ṭ 1885-1981
Дюрант, Вил, 1885-1981
دورانت، وڔل
‏ديورانت، ول.
ديورانت ، ول، 1885-
ديورانت، وليام جيمس، 1885-1981
ديورانت، ويل، 1885-1981
ول ديورانت، 1885-1981
ول ديورانت، 1885-1981 م
デュラント, W
デューラント, ウィル
杜蘭, 威爾
杜兰威尔 1885-1981
Languages
English (775)
German (6)
Spanish (2)
Urdu (1)
Persian (1)
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