Chaïm Perelman, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Chaïm Perelman

philosopher of law

Date of Birth: 20-May-1912

Place of Birth: Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 22-Jan-1984

Profession: professor, university teacher, philosopher

Nationality: Belgium, Poland

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Chaïm Perelman

  • Chaïm Perelman (born Henio (or Henri) Perelman; sometimes referred to mistakenly as Charles Perelman) (20 May 1912, Warsaw – 22 January 1984, Brussels) was a Polish-born philosopher of law, who studied, taught, and lived most of his life in Brussels.
  • He was among the most important argumentation theorists of the twentieth century.
  • His chief work is the Traité de l'argumentation – la nouvelle rhétorique (1958), with Lucie Olbrechts-Tyteca, translated into English as The New Rhetoric: A Treatise on Argumentation, by John Wilkinson and Purcell Weaver (1969).

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