Irish Philosophy

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PRESTON, Thomas (1860 - 1900), Professor of Natural Philosophy, University College, Dublin, from 1891; Science and Art Inspector for Ireland from 1894

TARLETON, Francis Alexander (1841 - 1920), Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin, 1866; Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Dublin, 1890; co-opted a Senior Fellow, 1901; Commissioner of Intermediate Education for Ireland, 1901; President, Royal Irish Academy, 1906

WOODBURN, George (1867 - 1947), Professor of Philosophy in Magee University College, Londonderry, and President of the College; formerly Fellow of the Royal University of Ireland (by examination)

LUCE, Arthur Aston (1882 - 1977), Chancellor, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, since 1936; Precentor, 1952–73; Captain late 12th Royal Irish Rifles; Senior Fellow, Trinity College Dublin; Professor of Moral Philosophy, 1934–49; retired 1949; Berkeley Professor of Metaphysics, 1953; Member, Royal Irish Academy

FYNNE, Robert John (died 1953), Professor of Education and Registrar of the School of Education, Dublin University, 1922–50; External Examiner in Education, Glasgow University; Examiner in Psychology, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland; Member of Royal Society of Teachers; Fellow, Royal Society of Arts; Member Royal Institute of Philosophy

AVELING, Francis Arthur Powell (1875 - 1941), Fellow of King’s College; Carpenter Medallist (London); Professor of Psychology in the University of London King’s College; late Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of London University College; late Examiner in Psychology, University of Reading; Examiner in Philosophy, National University of Ireland; in Psychology, University of Manchester, University of Edinburgh; served as Chaplain during the war (despatches, MC; Commander of the Order of Christ)


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There has been only one period of continuous, creative philosophy in Ireland—from the 1690s to the 1750s. Before that the only prominent figure is John Scotus Eriugena, whose work has ...

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