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Henry Cecil Sturt

(1863—1946) philosopher


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Henry Cecil Sturt was born in Mortlake, Surrey on 14 June 1863 and died in Oxford on 13 December 1946. He was educated at Queen's College, Oxford and worked for the British Museum until 1898, when he returned to Oxford and became one of the founders of the Oxford Philosophical Society, of which he was Secretary until 1908. From 1900 to 1914 he organized a course for civil service candidates at Oxford. During and for a few years after the First World War he was a lecturer and sometime substitute Professor of Moral Philosophy at the universities of St Andrews and Aberdeen and at the University College of North Wales at Bangor. From 1925 to 1931 he was back at Oxford as tutor in philosophy to non-collegiate students. He also held various positions at the Mind Association.

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From The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Philosophy.


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