Richard Popkin

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Birthday
27, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 14, 2005 (81)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
27, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 14, 2005 (81)

About

Academic and philosopher who was remembered for his work on the subject of early modern anti-dogmatism and enlightenment philosophy.

Before Fame

He earned both his Bachelor's and Ph.D. from Columbia University.

Trivia

He was the founder of the International Archives of the History of Ideas.

Family Life

He married his wife Juliet in 1944, and the couple had three children.

Associated With

He and poet Kenneth Koch both studied at Columbia University.