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...Edger, Henry Henry Edger was born on 22 January 1820 in the parish of Fletching, Sussex, England, and he died on 17 April 1888 in Versailles, France. He was raised as a Protestant dissenter, but in his youth he abandoned Christianity...
...Carnap, Rudolf Rudolf Carnap was born on 18 May 1891 in Ronsdorf, now part of the industrial town of Wuppertal in the Ruhr area of western Germany. His father died when he was a young child. He was taught at home by his mother until he went...
...Beesly, Edward Spencer Edward Spencer Beesly was the son of the Revd James Beesly. He was educated at Wadham College, Oxford and was an assistant master at Marlborough College between 1854 and 1859. Subsequently, he became Professor...
...Bridges, John Henry John Henry Bridges was born in Old Newton, Suffolk on 11 October 1832 and died in Tunbridge Wells on 15 June 1906. He was educated at Rugby and Wadham College, Oxford, graduating BA in 1855. He won a Fellowship to Oriel...
...Von Mises, Richard Marten Edler Richard von Mises was born on 19 April 1883 in Lemberg (then in Galicia, a province of Austria-Hungary, now Lviv in the Ukraine). His father, of assimilated Viennese Jewish ancestry, was an engineer...
...Hempel, Carl Gustav Carl Hempel, known as “Peter” by his friends, was one of the youngest of the scientific philosophers who brought logical empiricism from Vienna and Germany to North America in the 1930s. As a student of Hans Reichenbach...
...Ingram, John Kells John Kells Ingram was born at Templecarne Rectory in Co. Donegal on 7 July 1823 and died in Dublin on 1 May 1907. He entered Trinity College, Dublin in 1837 and was awarded a BA degree in 1842, followed by the MA degree...
...Harrison, Frederic Beesly, Edward Spencer Frederic Harrison was born in London on 18 October 1831 and died in Bath on 14 January 1923. He was educated at Wadham College, Oxford and was a Fellow there (1854–6) before being called to the Bar...
...Reichenbach, Hans Hans Reichenbach was one of the most influential figures in philosophy of science during the twentieth century. He promoted a form of logical empiricism in Germany which he and others, notably, Rudolf Carnap Carnap, Rudolf...
...Morris, Charles William Dewey, John Charles W. Morris was born on 23 May 1901 in Denver, Colorado. He studied engineering and then psychology before completing his undergraduate study at Northwestern University, receiving his BS in 1922....