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Frankel, Charles

Born: 1917 AD
Died: 1979 AD, at 61 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Educators, Philosophers


1917 - Born on December 13th in New York City. American philosopher, educator, humanist and scholar.

1937-1946 - He graduated from Columbia Unversity and received his Ph.D.

1956 - He wrote "The Case for Modern Man".

1965-1967 - Frankel was assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs.

1970 - He became Old Dominion professor of philosophy and public affairs.

1972 - His works include The Faith of Reason, The Case for Modern Man, The Democratic Prospect, and Pleasures of Philosophy.

1977 - He founded National Humanities Center.

1979 - Died on May 10th in Bedford Hills, New York.

         - He and his wife were murdered at home, in a robbery attempt.


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