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James Bryant Conant (1893–1978)

Author of Modern Science and Modern Man

Includes the names: James B. Conant, James Bryant ed. Conant

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James Bryant Conant (1893-1978) was a chemist and president of Harvard University. Not to be confused with James (Ferguson) Conant (b. 1958), an American philosopher.

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Conant was involved in getting the Manhattan Project under way and later acted as advisor to the National Science Foundation. From 1953 to 1957 he was U.S. Ambassador to Germany.
His studies of and reports on education in the late '50's led to the adoption of tests such as the SAT.
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James Bryant Conant (1893-1978) was a chemist and president of Harvard University. Not to be confused with James (Ferguson) Conant (b. 1958), an American philosopher.

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