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...O’Sullivan, John Marcus John Marcus O’Sullivan was born in Killarney, Co. Kerry on 18 February 1881, and died in Dublin on 9 February 1948. He was educated at St Brendan’s College, Killarney, at Clongowes Wood College, Co. Kildare...
...Boas, George George Boas was born on 28 August 1891 in Providence, Rhode Island. He attended Brown University, where he received both his BA and MA degrees in 1913. He then earned another MA in philosophy in 1915 from Harvard University...
...Yolton, John William John Yolton was born on 10 November 1921 in Birmingham, Alabama. He received his BA with honours at the University of Cincinnati in 1945. He did postgraduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley from 1946...
...Fermat, Pierre Carcavy, Pierre de It is believed that Pierre de Carcavy was born in Lyons Lyons at the beginning of the seventeenth century. He was the son of Jean de Carcavy, a banker from Cahors Cahors and collector-general of the tithe...
...Jacques Le Pailleur’s most significant contribution to intellectual life in seventeenth-century France was his role as founder and leader of an informal academy of savants who met regularly at his residence. The group was a continuation...
...Stanley, Thomas Thomas Stanley was born in Cumberlow, Hertfordshire and died in London on 12 April 1678. He was the only son of Sir Thomas Stanley, a landowner of some wealth and importance. Thomas Stanley the younger was educated...
...Leers, Reinier Reinier Leers was baptized on 17 November 1654 in Rotterdam, the second son of Arnout Leers Sr and Jannetje van Berckel. The family of his father had lived in Aachen as brewers. Because of his sympathy for the Protestant...
...Anderson, Fulton Henry Fulton Henry Anderson was born on 23 May 1895 on a farm near Morell, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Anderson attended Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, receiving his BA in 1917. At Dalhousie, under...
...Jones, William Thomas William T. Jones was born on 29 April 1910 in Natchez, Mississippi. His father died shortly thereafter, and Jones and his siblings were raised in somewhat straitened circumstances by their mother. He nonetheless...
...Armour, Leslie Leslie Armour was born on 9 March 1931 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. He received his BA from the University of British Columbia in 1952, and his PhD in philosophy from the University of London in 1956. During...