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Jevons, William Stanley

R. D. Collison Black.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Economics. 5977 words.

Jevons, William Stanley (1835–1882), economist and philosopher of science, was born on 1 September 1835 at 14 Alfred Street, Liverpool, the ninth of the eleven children (of whom only six...

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Whewell, William

Richard Yeo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History of Science and Technology; Philosophy of Science. 7485 words.

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science, was born on 24 May 1794 at Brock Street, Lancaster, the eldest of seven children of John...

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Whitrow, Gerald James

Frank A. J. L. James.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Education; History; Philosophy of Science. 946 words.

Whitrow, Gerald James (1912–2000), mathematician, historian, and philosopher of science, was born on 9 June 1912 at Kimmeridge, Dorset, the eldest son of George William Whitrow (1875–1953),...

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