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Frederic Harrison

(1831—1923) positivist and author


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(1831–1923),

professor of jurisprudence and international law to the Inns of Court (1877–89), and from 1880 to 1905 president of the English Positivist Committee, formed to disseminate the doctrines of Comte. He was the author of many works on historical, political, and literary subjects, and attracted the censure of M. Arnold in Culture and Anarchy for his challenging remarks on culture.

Subjects: Literature — Philosophy.


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