Book Discussion on Human Accomplishment

Mr. Murray discussed his book, Human Accomplishment: The Pursuit of Excellence in the Arts and Sciences, 800 B.C. to 1950, published… read more

Mr. Murray discussed his book, Human Accomplishment: The Pursuit of Excellence in the Arts and Sciences, 800 B.C. to 1950, published by HarperCollins. The author argued that a large majority of those remembered for their accomplishments are white males. He writes that this is due in large part to several factors, including the idea of Thomism within the Catholic Church. Mr. Murray also gave an overview of his research methodology and answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Human Accomplishment

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 6, 2003
Last Aired:
Feb 28, 2004

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  • Dec 06, 2003 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 07, 2003 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Feb 28, 2004 | 5:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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