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John Norris

(1657—1712) Church of England clergyman and philosopher


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(1675–1711)

English churchman. Norris was a Neoplatonist, and admirer of Henry More and Malebranche. In 1690 he wrote Reflections upon the Conduct of Human Life with reference to the Study of Learning and Knowledge, in a letter to an excellent Lady, the Lady Masham (see Masham). Masham replied anonymously with Occasional Thoughts in Reference to a Virtuous or Christian Life (1691).

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