"Will Durant On Equality": New Durant Video Released by the Will Durant Timeline Project

Pulitzer Prize winner and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Will Durant gave over a thousand lectures during the 20th century. The following is an excerpt from a recording of his speech "The Roosevelt Revolution" given at Carnegie Hall in Manhattan on December 10, 1933. The audio recording of this entire speech was recently discovered on a series of aluminum discs by the Will Durant Timeline Project, which had the recordings transferred to digital and restored for the Timeline Project archives. This speech has not been heard since the time of its original presentation.

 


Will Durant's Views on Religion and Morality Presented at International Morality Conference

The Association for Moral Education hosted a presentation on Will Durant at its annual conference on November 8, 2012. The conference, held this year at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, brings together moral theorists from all over the world and in a variety of disciplines, including educators, psychologists, philosophers, and researchers.

The presentation, titled Faith as Moderator: Will Durant's Views on Religion as the Moral Foundation of Civilization, was heavily attended. At the conclusion of the presentation, presenter James Bishop, of the University of North Texas (and the host of the Will Durant Timeline Project), answered questions from the audience on the presentation topic as well as general questions about Will Durant.