The World's Sages, Infidels, and Thinkers

The World's Sages, Infidels, and Thinkers : Being Biographical Sketches of Leading Philosophers, Teachers, Reformers, Innovators, Founders of New Schools of Thought, Eminent Scientists, Etc (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The World's Sages, Infidels, and Thinkers: Being Biographical Sketches of Leading Philosophers, Teachers, Reformers, Innovators, Founders of New Schools of Thought, Eminent Scientists, Etc Little claim is made in these pages to Originality or literary merit. The work is largely a compilation drawn from a variety of sources. Faithfulness has been aimed at, but possibly mis takes may have occurred. In many instances the sketches have necessarily been abbreviated - often more than would have been wished had space been abundant - but the object has at all times been to retain the most essential facts. The works that have been made tributary are the British and American Cyclopedias, Chalmer's Biographical Dictionary, Thomas' About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 1098 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 53mm | 1,397g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243246331
  • 9780243246335