Jacques Barzun

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“fa Jacques Barzun, a scholar, teacher, and author, is past president of the National Institute of Art$ and Letters. This article is adapted from his book A Stroll With William James , to be published in March by Harper & Row.

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February/March 1983

One of America s truly great men—scientist, philosopher, and literary genius—forged his character in the throes of adversity