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Yale University where Franklin L. Baumer received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1934 and Doctor of Philosophy Degree in 1938.
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University of London that Franklin L. Baumer attended from 1935 to 1936.
(The development of Western man's ideas about himself and ...)
The development of Western man's ideas about himself and his universe is the central concern of a study of European thinkers of the last four centuries.
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In the quarter of a century since its first appearance, this book has remained unquestionably the leading reader in its field. The illuminating short essays that introduce sections and subsections are well known, but the continuing usefulness of any reader depends upon the quality of the selections.
Franklin L. Baumer studied at Yale University where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1934 and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in 1938. He also attended the University of London from 1935 to 1936.
Franklin L. Baumer started to work at Yale University in 1938 when he became Faculty member. He started to work as a teacher and later became Director of graduate studies in history. In 1963 Franklin L. Baumer became Randolph W. Townsend Professor of History. He held that position until 1983. After that, he held the post of Professor emeritus from 1983 to 1990.
Franklin L. Baumer contributed extensively to scholarly journals and was the author of four books on the history of intellectual thought: ''Main Currents of Western Thought,'' ''Religion and the Rise of Skepticism,'' ''Modern European Thought'' and ''The Early Tudor Theory of Kingship.''
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Franklin L. Baumer married Margarita Thieler on June 22, 1936. They had a daughter named Constance. After the death of Margarita Thieler, Franklin L. Baumer married Bodil Bruus Fullerton on March 4, 1983. They also had a daughter - Joanna.