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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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. ..

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