A Shameless Worship of Heroes
The Ten "Greatest" Thinkers
The Ten "Greatest" Poets
The One Hundred "Best" Books for an Education
The Ten "Peaks" of Human Progress
Twelve Vital Dates in World History
Copyright (c) 2002 by John Little, Monica Ariel Mihell, and William James Durant Easton
Will Durant (1885-1981) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize (1968) and the Medal of Freedom (1977). He spent more than fifty years writing his critically acclaimed THE STORY OF CIVILIZATION (the later volumes written in conjunction with his wife, Ariel). His book THE STORY OF PHILOSOPHY is credited with introducing more people to the subject of philosophy than any other work.