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Isaac Taylor

(1787—1865) writer on theology, artist, and inventor


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Isaac Taylor was born in Stanford Rivers on 17 August 1787 and died on 28 June 1865. Of the literary family the Taylors of Ongar (son of Isaac Taylor of Ongar, 1759–1829), he originally trained in the family engraving business – even inventing a machine for printing patterns on calico from rollers. But it was around 1815 that he adopted a literary career, his first publication being a translation of Herodotus.

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From The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Philosophy.


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