Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 31-40 of 46 items for:

Philosophy x History x Education x clear all

Mead, George Herbert

Mitchell Aboulafia.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education; Philosophy. 1340 words.

Mead, George Herbert (27 February 1863–26 April 1931), philosopher and social theorist, was born in South Hadley, Massachusetts, the son of Hiram Mead, a minister and professor of...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Mill, John Stuart

Jose Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Economics. 21610 words.

Mill, John Stuart (1806–1873), philosopher, economist, and advocate of women's rights, was born on 20 May 1806 at 13 Rodney Street, Pentonville, London. He was the eldest of the nine...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Mitrinović, Dimitrije

Andrew Rigby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education; Philosophy. 1702 words.

Mitrinović, Dimitrije (1887–1953), philosopher and social critic, was born into a Serbian Orthodox family at Donje Poplat, a small village near Stolac in Herzegovina, on 21 October 1887,...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Newman, William Lambert

A. W. Pickard-Cambridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Philosophy. 864 words.

Newman, William Lambert (1834–1923), ancient historian and philosopher, the second son of Edmund Lambert Newman, solicitor, of Cheltenham, was born at Cheltenham on 21 August 1834. He was...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Ramsay, Andrew Michael [Jacobite Sir Andrew Ramsay, baronet]

Scott Mandelbrote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Education; Philosophy. 1616 words.

Ramsay, Andrew Michael [Jacobite Sir Andrew Ramsay, baronet] (1686–1743), philosopher and Jacobite sympathizer, was born in Ayr in 1686, probably on 29 May, the son of Andrew Ramsay (c.1660–null...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Randall, John Herman, Jr.

John P. Anton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; History. 1135 words.

Randall, John Herman, Jr. (14 February 1899–01 December 1980), philosopher, historian, and educator, was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of John Herman Randall, a minister, and...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Rashdall, Hastings

Jane Garnett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; History; Theology. 2671 words.

Rashdall, Hastings (1858–1924), moral philosopher, theologian, and historian, was born at 34 St George's Road, Kensington, London, on 24 June 1858, the eldest child of the Revd John...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Schurman, Jacob Gould

David L. Wilson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1505 words.

Schurman, Jacob Gould (22 May 1854–12 August 1942), scholar and diplomat, was born on a farm near Freetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, the son of Robert Schurman and Lydia Gouldrup,...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Spencer, Herbert

Jose Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Philosophy. 10422 words.

Spencer, Herbert (1820–1903), philosopher, social theorist, and sociologist, was born at 12 Exeter Road, Derby, on 27 April 1820. He was the eldest son of (William) George Spencer (bap....

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Stewart, John [called Walking Stewart]

Barry Symonds.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1110 words.

Stewart, John [called Walking Stewart] (1747–1822), philosopher and traveller, was born on 19 February 1747 at 156 New Bond Street, London, the only child of Scottish parents, John and...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page