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...Braybrooke, David David Braybrooke was born 18 October 1924 in Hackettstown, New Jersey. He received his BA from Harvard in 1948, and his PhD in philosophy from Cornell University in 1953. He was an instructor at Harvard and William Smith...
...Hutcheson, Francis Francis Hutcheson was born on 8 August 1694, probably at Drumalig in Saintfield, Co. Down. He died on a visit to Dublin. The son of a Presbyterian minister whose own father was a minister and emigrant from Scotland...
...Albee, Ernest Ernest Albee, the son of Solon and Ellen (Eames) Albee, was born on 8 August 1865 in Langdon, New Hampshire. Albee attended the University of Vermont, where he graduated with his BA in 1887. His initial interest...
...Edgeworth, Francis Ysidro Francis Ysidro Edgeworth (who was actually christened Ysidro Francis) was born at Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford on 8 February 1845, into an old established family of the Protestant Ascendancy, and died on 13...
...O’Connell, Daniel Daniel O’Connell was born in Caherciveen, Co. Kerry on 6 August 1775 and died in Genoa on 15 May 1847. He was raised in Derrynane at the home of his uncle, Maurice O’Connell, where he learned to speak Irish. In 1791 he...
...Austin, John John Austin was born in Creeting Mill, John Stuart Mill, Suffolk on 3 March 1790 and died in Weybridge on 12 December 1859. He was the eldest son of an East Anglian miller. At sixteen he joined the army and served...
...Marcus G. Singer was born on 4 January 1926 in New York City. He received his BA in 1948 at the University of Illinois, and his PhD in philosophy in 1952 at Cornell University. He taught at Cornell from 1948 to 1951, and then taught...
...Barratt, Alfred Alfred Barratt was born in Heald Grove, Manchester on 12 July 1844, the son of a Manchester solicitor, and died in London on 18 May 1881, following the rapid deterioration of his health due to overwork. He was a precocious...
...Brandt, Richard Booker Richard B. Brandt was born on 17 October 1910 in Wilmington, Ohio. He received a BA from Denison University in 1930, majoring in philosophy and classical studies. He went on to study at Trinity College, Cambridge...
...Alan Gibbard was born on 7 April 1942 in Providence, Rhode Island. He majored in mathematics and minored in physics and philosophy (studying ethics with Richard Brandt), receiving the BA degree from Swarthmore College in 1963. After serving...