Reference Entry

Anscombe, (Gertrude) Elizabeth Margaret (1919-2001), philosopher

Jenny Teichman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Anscombe, (Gertrude) Elizabeth Margaret (1919-2001), philosopher, was born on 18 March 1919 at Glanmire, North Strand, Limerick, the youngest child and only daughter of Allen Wells Anscombe (1885-1939), a schoolmaster at Dulwich College, then serving as a captain in the Royal Welch Fusiliers, and his wife, Gertrude Elizabeth, née Thomas, ...

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