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Detroit to Name Street in Honor of Spinoza

The Common Council of the City of Detroit has taken cognizance of the three hundredth anniversary of the birth of Baruch Spinoza, the famous Dutch-Jewish philosopher, which occurs this year, by naming a street in River Rouge Park in his honor.

This was done at the request of the Spinoza Tri-centennial Committee of which Dr. N. E. Aronstam is chairman. This Committee is arranging a public celebration on November 27, at which Will Durant, the author of “The Story of Philosophy” will speak on “Spinoza and Our Contemporary World.”