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1817 – He was born David Henry Thoreau on the 12th day of July this year in Concord, Massachusetts.   1833 – Between this year and year 1837, he studied at Harvard University. He lived in Hollis Hall and took courses in rhetoric, classics, philosophy, mathematics and science.   1835 – During a leave of ..

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624 BC – Born in the city of Miletus an ancient city on the western coast of Asia Minor, near the mouth of the Maeander River. 585 BC – Thales once predicted a solar eclipse which has been determined by modern methods to have been on the 28th of May. 546 BC – Died at ..

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French anthropologist, Jesuit clergyman, paleontologist, and theologian   ordained Jesuit priest 1911   co-discovered Peking Man 1929   interpreted biological evolution as concurrent with divine creation, with endpoint of evolution corresponding to second coming of Christ   identified human consciousness as evolutionary catalyst, while identifying entropy with evil and sin   wrote "Phenomenon of Man" ..

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1899 – Born on September 20th in Kirhhain, Germany. German-born American political philosopher and interpreter of classical political theory. Patron saint of Neoconservatism. 1921 – Received his Ph.D. from the University of Hamburg. 1925-1932 – He was a research assistant at the Academy for Jewish Research, Berlin, and then worked as a Rockefeller fellow in ..

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English agnostic, biographer, critic, editor, and philosopher   wrote "History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century" 1876, 3-volume "The English Utilitarians" 1900   1st editor of "Dictionary of National Biography" 1882-1891   son-in-law of William Makepeace Thackeray 1867   father of Virginia Wo..

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