1820 – He was born on the 27th day of April this year in Derby, England. 1833 – At age 13, his father sent him to the Hinton Charterhouse near Bath, where his uncle, the Reverend Thomas Spencer, could provide him a more formal education. 1836 – His uncle obtained for him a ..
1847 – Born in Cherbourg on th 2nd of November. 1890 – Sorel had been politically monarchist and traditionalist before embracing orthodox Marxism. 1892 – He became chief engineer with the Department of Public Works and retired. 1908 – Wrote "Reflections on Violence". 1920 – Sorel’s belief in the need for a deliberately-conceived "myth" to ..
470 BC – He was born in Athens, Greece. A Greek philosopher whose way of life, character, and thought exerted a profound influence on ancient and modern philosophy. 403 – When the democratic constitution of Athens was overthrown for a brief time, four years before his trial, he did not leave the city, as did ..
1723 – Born on the 5th of June of the Julian calendarand was baptized in Kirkcaldy. 1740 – He entered Balliol College, Oxford University. 1746 – He left the university and became a public critic of its process of tenure. 1748 – He began delivering public lectures in Edinburgh under the patronage of Lord Kames. ..
US oil businessman and family planning advocate foremost financial sponsor of early US campaigns for birth control and family planning 2nd husband of Margaret S..
Australian bioethicist and pioneer animal rights activist wrote "Animal Liberation" 1975, "Practical Ethics" 1979, "Rethinking Life and Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics&..
Indian Vedanta p..
Roman (Spanish-born) author and rhetorician father of Seneca t..