Alfred Edward Taylor

Philosopher, Author

1869 – 1945

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Who was Alfred Edward Taylor?

Alfred Edward Taylor was a British idealist philosopher most famous for his contributions to the philosophy of idealism in his writings on metaphysics, the philosophy of religion, moral philosophy, and the scholarship of Plato. He was a fellow of the British Academy and president of the Aristotelian Society from 1928 to 1929. At Oxford he was made an honorary fellow of New College in 1931. In an age of universal upheaval and strife, he was a notable defender of Idealism in the Anglo-Saxon world.

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Born
Dec 22, 1869
Oundle
Also known as
  • A. E. Taylor
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Oxford
  • New College, Oxford
Died
Oct 31, 1945
Edinburgh

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