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Robert Drew Hicks

(1850—1929) classical scholar


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Robert Drew Hicks was born in Aust, Gloucestershire on 29 June 1850 and died in Cambridge on 8 March 1929. The son of a post office clerk, he was educated at Bristol Grammar School and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he obtained degrees in both classics and moral sciences (of which philosophy was then a constituent). He was a Fellow of Trinity College from 1876 until his death, and lecturer in classics from 1884 to 1900. In 1900 he became blind, but still continued with his scholarly work.

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From The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Philosophy.


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