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Open Caldecott Medal
Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal is a US award for the most distinguished picture book for children. Named after English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, it is

Callahan, Daniel, 1930-

US philosopher and medical ethicist. His particular concerns are reflected in the title of the over 30 books he has written or edited, including

Campanella, Tommaso, 1568-1639

Italian philosopher. Born in Calabria, he was implicated in the Calabrian revolt against their Spanish ruler and was imprisoned 1599–1626. He wrote

Open Camus, Albert, 1913-1960
Camus, Albert, 1913-1960

Algerian-born French writer. His works, such as the novels L'Etranger/The Outsider (1942) and La Peste/The Plague (1948), owe much to existentialism

Open Carlyle, Thomas (1795 - 1881)
Carlyle, Thomas (1795 - 1881)

Born: December 4, 1795, in Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; Died: February 5, 1881, in London, England; Scottish; British historian and essayist;

Open Carnap, Rudolf, 1891-1970
Carnap, Rudolf, 1891-1970

(1891–1970) A leading German logical positivist ( see logical positivism ). At university. Carnap studied both physics and philosophy. From 1925–36,

Open Cassirer, Ernst, 1874-1945
Cassirer, Ernst, 1874-1945

Cassirer was born to a wealthy Jewish family in Breslau, Poland. Visits to his grandfather as a teenager awakened his interest in reading and

Open Catherine of Siena, Saint (1347 - 1380)
Catherine of Siena, Saint (1347 - 1380)

( sēĕn'Ә ), 1347–80, Italian mystic and diplomat, a member of the third order of the Dominicans, Doctor of the Church. The daughter of Giacomo

Cavell, Stanley, 1926-

American philosopher of skepticism, language, literature, and film at Harvard University. Cavell's contributions to aesthetics move in two directions:

Open Cavendish, Henry, 1731-1810
Cavendish, Henry, 1731-1810

Place : Italy Subject : biography, physics English natural philosopher whose main interests lay in the fields of chemistry and physics. His chief