GARBACZ, Stephanie K.

GARBACZ, Stephanie Klosinski. Oil City, Venango PA 23.9.1922 — Alexandria VA 3.7.2003. U.S. IE Linguist. Married with Colonel Joseph F. Garbacz (1916–2013) of U.S. Army she lived in many places in and outside U.S.A., had two sons and began late the serious study. Ph.D. 1979 Georgetown University. Then taught Russian…

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DAY, Terence P.

DAY, Terence Patrick. 1930 — 2003. British or Canadian Indologist. Professor of Religion at University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. Publications:Indian Ideas of Punishment in the Light of Recent Western Discussions. 1000 p. L. 1966 (King’s College, perhaps a diss.). – The Conception of Punishment in Early Indian Literature. 4+328 p.…

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CHATALIAN, George

CHATALIAN, George. 22.11.1920 — 17.6.1997. U.S. Philosopher and Buddhist Scholar. Educated at Brown University (A.B.) and Harvard (Ph.D. 1968). In the early 1970s teaching (Western?) philosophy at Franklin Pierce College. In 1983 at Department of Philosophy, University of Ife in Ife-Ife, Nigeria, then also at Lagos University. Finally living in…

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CHAPPELL, David

CHAPPELL, David Wellington. Saint John, New Brunswick 3.2.1940 — Laguna Hills, CAL 2.12.2004. Canadian Buddhist Scholar in the U.S.A. Son of Hayward Lynsin Ch. and Mary Elvira Mosher. B.A. Mount Allison University. B.D. McGill University. Ph.D. Yale, in History of Religions. Taught thirty years (1971-2000) as Professor of Religion at the…

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ČERNYŠEV, Vladimir Aleksandrovič

ČERNYŠEV, Vladimir Aleksandrovič. v s. Ljubicke (Pugačevskij raion Saratovskij obl.) 15.7.1927 — 10.10.1999. Russian Indologist (Hindi). Son of a farmer, graduated 1953 in Moscow. In 1952-56 taught at Inst. of Foreign Languages of the Ministry of Foreign Trade. Kand. filol. nauk 1958, dr. filol. nauk 1983. From 1956 naučnyj sotrudnik (1971…

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BRUNNER, Fernand

BRUNNER, Fernand. Lausanne 8.10.1920 — Cortaillod, canton Neuchâtel 1.11.1991. Swiss Philosopher. Professor in Neuchâtel. Studies at Lausanne (licence ès lettres 1942) and after war in Paris (Ph.D. 1951). From 1954 Professor at Neuchâtel, retired in 1986. In 1956-85 also taught at Bern. Publications: Much on Western and Islamic philosophy, beginning with…

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BRIEM, Efraim

BRIEM,  Olof Efraim (born Olsson). Helsingborg 17.9.1890 — Lund 15.6.1946.  Swedish Historian of Religions. Son of merchant Olof Ludvig Olsson (d. 1908) and Emma Cecilia Rosendahl. Matriculated 1909 from Lund. Studies at Lund: Cand, theol. 1912, Cand. philos. 1913, Lic. philos. 1915, Ph.D. 1918, Dr. theol. 1923. Ordained priest. From 1918 Docent…

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ZALOSCER, Hilde

ZALOSCER, Hilde (Zaloszer). Tuzla, Austro-Hungarian empire (now in Bosnia-Hercegovina) 15.6.1903 — Vienna 20.12.1999. Austrian Art Historian and Egyptologist. Professor in Alexandria, Egypt. Daughter of a Jewish lawyer, Jacob Z. and Bertha Kallach. The family moved in 1918 to Vienna, where she then studied prehistory and art history. Ph.D. 1926 Vienna. In…

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WIDGERY, Alban G.

WIDGERY, Alban Gregory. Bloxwich, Staffordshire 9.5.1887 — Wichester, Va. 22.3.1968. British Scholar of Religion in the U.S.A. Son of Rev. John Thomas W. and Ellen Thomas. Studies at Cambridge (St.Catharine’s College, B.A. 1908, M.A. 1912). From 1908 taught at Bristol University, St. Andrews University, and Cambridge University, for a while…

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WEINREICH, Uriel

WEINREICH, Uriel. Wilno, Poland (now Vilnius. Lithuania) 23.5.1926 — New York City 30.3.1967. U.S. (born Polish Jew) Linguist. Son of linguist Max. W. (1894–1969), a specialist of sociolonguistics and Yiddish, and Regina Szabad, came to New York with his father in 1940, citizen 1945 when in army. Studies at Columbia:…

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