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Ferrier, James Frederick (1808–1864), philosopher

Kirk Willis

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Ferrier, James Frederick (1808–1864), philosopher, was born on 16 June 1808 at 15 Heriot Row, Edinburgh, the eldest son of John Ferrier, barrister and writer to the signet, and Margaret Wilson, sister of John Wilson (the essayist and poet Christopher North). James Ferrier...

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Subjects: Education ; Philosophy

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