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Ralph Barton Perry

(1876—1957)


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(1876–1957)

American philosopher. A teacher at Harvard from 1902, Perry was foremost among the ‘new realist’ opponents of idealism in the United States. However he is remembered more for works on value, defining value as whatever is an object of an interest. Works include General Theory of Value (1926) and Realms of Value (1954).

Subjects: Philosophy.


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