Richard Dean

(1726—1778) essayist and Church of England clergyman

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Richard Dean was born at Kirkby in Craven, Yorkshire, and died at Middleton, near Manchester, on 8 February 1778. All that is known for certain about his career is that he was successively curate of Royton Chapel and then of Middleton.


From The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Philosophy.

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