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...Fearn, John About John Fearn’s life and education not much is known. According to the Dictionary of National Biography, he started devoting himself primarily to philosophy after his retirement from the Royal Navy, but no source is given...
...Maher, Michael Michael Maher was born in Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow on 29 April 1860 and died at Petworth, Sussex on 3 September 1918. After receiving a BA at Tullabeg, he joined the Society of Jesus in 1880. Until 1885, he studied...
...John Rotherham was born at Haydon Bridge, Northumberland on 22 June 1725 and died on a visit to Bamburgh Castle on 16 July 1789. He was educated at his father’s school and at Queen’s College, Oxford, graduating BA in 1749. He...
...Young, John John Young was born in Rutherglen in 1781 and died in-Belfast on 9 March 1829. He was the first Professor of Moral Philosophy at the Belfast Academical Institution. The son of a hosier who was a lay elder in the Secession...
...Noble, Daniel Daniel Noble was born in Preston on 14 January 1810 and died in Manchester on 12 January 1885. The son of Mary Dewhurst and Edward Noble, he studied medicine first as an apprentice to Thomas Moore, a Preston surgeon...
...McCosh, James James McCosh was born in the village of Patna, Ayrshire on 1 April 1811 and died in Princeton, New Jersey on 16 November 1894. His mother, Jean Carson, was the daughter of farmers and his father, Andrew, was himself a farmer....
...Thornwell, James Henley In the mid-nineteenth century (and before), colleges did not make the disciplinary distinctions that are common today. Philosophy departments taught logic and the history of philosophy, and they also taught Christian...
...Young, George Paxton George Paxton Young was born on 9 November 1818 in Berwick upon Tweed, Scotland. He received an MA from the University of Edinburgh around 1840, and then taught mathematics at a small academy in Dollar, forty miles...
...Langer, Susanne Katherina Knauth Susanne Knauth was born on 20 December 1895 in New York City. In 1920 she graduated from Radcliffe College in Massachusetts, and married a historian, William L. Langer, in 1921. She went with her husband...
...Dewey, JohnPiatt, Donald Ayres Donald A. Piatt was born on 22 October 1898 in Huntington, Indiana, the first of five children of Walter Burton Piatt and Evelyn Belle Ayres Piatt. He received a PhB degree from the University of Chicago...