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Professor George Boas

Born in 1891 in Providence, Rhode Island, George Boas taught for many years at Johns Hopkins and was editor of the "Journal of the History of Ideas" from 1945 until his death in 1980. He authored 24 books, including "The Major Traditions of English Philosophy," "The Greek Tradition: A Symposium," "Rationalism in Greek Philosophy," "The Limits of Reason," and "The History of Ideas: An Introduction."