Sidgwick, Henry, 1838-1900

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Birth 1838-05-31
Death 1900-08-28
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English

Biographical notes:

English philosopher.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to William Cowper-Temple, 1878 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 770685787

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to an unidentified recipient, 1900 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872245

Henry Sidgwick was educated at Rugby, and had a brilliant academic career at Trinity College, specializing in classics and mathematics. He became a fellow at Trinity and began teaching, first in classics and later in moral philosophy. A brilliant scholar, gifted lecturer, and remarkable author, his career including important works on ethics, philosophy, classics, and economics, among other topics. He was a strong supporter of women's education, and was a co-founder of the Society for Psychical Research and a member of the Metaphysical Society.

From the description of Henry Sidgwick letter to My dear Hales, Jan. 29. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 58726242

English philosopher and educator.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (8) : to Prof. Knight, [1879] July 7-1900 Apr. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664415

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  • Empiricism
  • Philosophers--Correspondence

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