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Adderley, James Granville

N. C. Masterman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1268 words.

Adderley, James Granville (1861–1942), Church of England clergyman and Christian socialist, was born on 1 July 1861 at Hams Hall, Warwickshire, the fifth and youngest son of Charles Bowyer...

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The background of Kant's thought

in Kant

August 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy; 17th - 18th Century Philosophy; Christianity; Political Theory. 3950 words.

The Critique of Pure Reason is the most important work of philosophy written in modern times. ‘The background of Kant's thought’ presents, with as few technicalities as possible, an...

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Beauty and design

in Kant

August 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy; 17th - 18th Century Philosophy; Christianity; Political Theory. 5049 words.

Kant's writings on religion show an attempt at the systematic demystification of theology. ‘Beauty and design’ analyses Kant's writings on religion and touches upon Kant's aesthetics. An...

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Blum, Virgil Clarence

Thaddeus J. Burch.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education. 1268 words.

Blum, Virgil Clarence (27 March 1913–05 April 1993), educator, author, activist, and clergyman, was born in Defiance, Iowa, one of twelve children of John Peter and Elizabeth (Rushenberg)...

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Brand, John [Fitzjohn]

R. D. Sheldon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Political Theory. 975 words.

Brand, John [Fitzjohn] (1743–1808), Church of England clergyman and political writer, was born on 6 November 1743 in Norwich, the son of John Brand, a tanner, and his wife, Hannah. His...

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The categorical imperative

in Kant

August 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy; 17th - 18th Century Philosophy; Christianity; Political Theory. 7671 words.

The Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals which preceded the Critique provides a summary of Kant's moral viewpoint. Both works look at ‘ practical reason’. ‘ The categorical imperative’...

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Donaldson, Frederick Lewis

N. C. Masterman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1062 words.

Donaldson, Frederick Lewis (1860–1953), Church of England clergyman and Christian socialist, was born on 10 September 1860 at 49 Newhall Hill, Ladywood, Birmingham, the second son of...

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Doyle, James Warren

Thomas McGrath.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; Political Theory. 1459 words.

Doyle, James Warren (1786–1834), Roman Catholic bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, political controversialist, and educationist, was born in September 1786 in New Ross, co. Wexford, the last...

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Enlightenment and law

in Kant

August 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy; 17th - 18th Century Philosophy; Christianity; Political Theory. 5264 words.

The critical philosophy is a metaphilosophy, a philosophy about philosophy. Kant believed that in the practical sphere the critical method made direct contact with moral judgement and...

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Evans, Stanley George

Kenneth Leech.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1006 words.

Evans, Stanley George (1912–1965), Church of England clergyman and Christian socialist, was educated at Westminster City School, King's College, London, and the College of the Resurrection,...

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