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Hippolyte Taine (949)

Profession
Philosopher, Critic, and Historian
Nationality
French
Born
1828, Vouziers, Ardennes
Died
1893, Paris
Short Biography
Hippolyte Adolphe Taine (21 April 1828 – 5 March 1893) was a French critic and historian. He was the chief theoretical influence of French naturalism, a major proponent of sociological positivism and one of the first practitioners of historicist ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Doctor of letters, University of Paris, 1853
Appointments & Honors
  • 1864-84, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris