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Adam, James (1860–1907), classical scholar and philosopher

Peter Giles.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Classical Studies. 1118 words.

Adam, James (1860–1907), classical scholar and philosopher, born on 7 April 1860 at Kinmuck in the parish of Keithhall near Inverurie in Aberdeenshire, was second child and only son of...

Balfour, Robert (b. c. 1555, d. in or after 1621), philosopher and classical scholar

Robert B. Todd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Classical Studies. 556 words.

Balfour, Robert (b. c. 1555, d. in or after 1621), philosopher and classical scholar, was born at Tarrie in Forfarshire; that he matriculated at St Andrews University in 1571...

Burley, Walter (b. 1274/5, d. in or after 1344), philosopher and commentator on Aristotle

M. C. Sommers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Classical Studies. 3858 words.

Burley, Walter (b. 1274/5, d. in or after 1344), philosopher and commentator on Aristotle, was born (on the evidence of a note in one of his own works which records his age as sixty-two in...

Duncan, William (1717–1760), natural philosopher and classicist

John Westby-Gibson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Education; Classical Studies. 534 words.

Duncan, William (1717–1760), natural philosopher and classicist, elder son of William Duncan, an Aberdeen tradesman, and his wife, Euphemia Kirkwood, daughter of a wealthy farmer in...

Hardie, William Francis Ross (1902–1990), classical scholar and philosopher

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Classical Studies. 4 words.

See Hardie, William Ross

Johnson, Thomas (1702/3–1737), classical scholar and moral philosopher

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Classical Studies. 205 words.

Johnson, Thomas (1702/3–1737), classical scholar and moral philosopher, was born at Debenham, Suffolk, the son of Thomas Johnson (b. 1674/5), Church of England clergyman of that parish. He...

Maguire, Thomas (1831–1889), classical scholar and philosopher

E. S. Robertson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Classical Studies. 595 words.

Maguire, Thomas (1831–1889), classical scholar and philosopher, was born in Dublin on 24 January 1831, the son of Thomas Maguire, a Roman Catholic merchant, subsequently stipendiary...

Mayor, Joseph Bickersteth (1828–1916), philosopher and classical scholar

John R. Gibbins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Classical Studies. 1243 words.

Mayor, Joseph Bickersteth (1828–1916), philosopher and classical scholar, was born on 24 October 1828 at the Cape of Good Hope, as his parents were returning from Ceylon. He was the eighth...

Newman, Francis William (1805–1897), classical scholar and moral philosopher

Timothy C. F. Stunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Classical Studies. 3174 words.

Newman, Francis William (1805–1897), classical scholar and moral philosopher, was born at 17 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury Square, London, on 27 June 1805. His father, John Newman...

Plato

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Philosophy — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Classical Studies.

ancient Greek philosopher; born ca.429 b.c., died 347.

He was, along with Aristotle, one of the pillars

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Smith, John Alexander (1863–1939), philosopher and classical scholar

David Ross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Classical Studies. 1087 words.

Smith, John Alexander (1863–1939), philosopher and classical scholar, was born at Dingwall, Ross-shire, on 21 April 1863, the second son of Andrew Smith, of Dingwall, solicitor and county...

Wilson, John Cook (1849–1915), philosopher and classical scholar

H. A. Prichard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Classical Studies. 1490 words.

Wilson, John Cook (1849–1915), philosopher and classical scholar, was born on 6 June 1849 at Mount Horton, Nottingham, the only son of the three children of the Revd James Wilson...