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Christopher Airay

(c. 1601—1670) philosopher


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Christopher Airay was born in Clifton, Westmoreland and died in Milford, Hampshire on 18 October 1670. He matriculated at Queen's College, Oxford in 1621, gained his BA in 1625, became a Fellow of the College in 1627 and received his MA in 1629. His one surviving book, the Fasciculus praeceptorum logicorum, dates from 1628. (Wood speaks of ‘other things’ by him, but they have been lost.) He later took holy orders, received his BD in 1642, and was presented to the living of Milford in Hampshire, where he was to live until his death.

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From The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Philosophy.


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