Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 08

September 8: Michael Shermer (1954)

Michael Shermer

It was on this date, September 8, 1954, that American science writer and science historian Michael Shermer was born Michael Brant Shermer in Glendale, California. Shermer earned a B.A. in psychology from Pepperdine University, an M.A. in experimental psychology from California State University, Fullerton, and a Ph.D. in the history of science from Claremont Graduate …

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Sep 07

This Week in Freethought History (September 1-7)

Read about Alan M. Dershowitz, the Great Fire of London, philosopher John McTaggart, African-American poet Richard Wright, the Reign of Terror and the churches, biblical critic Bruno Bauer, Queen Elizabeth I and more …

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Sep 06

September 6: Bruno Bauer (1809)

Bruno Bauer

It was on this date, September 6, 1809, that German philosopher, historian and Biblical critic Bruno Bauer was born at Eisenberg in Saxe-Altenburg. Bauer studied in Berlin and came under the influence of Georg W. F. Hegel (1770-1831). He began teaching in Berlin, but was transferred in 1839 to the University of Bonn after publishing …

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