Errol Harris

Philosopher, Author

1908 – 2009

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Who was Errol Harris?

Errol Eustace Harris was a contemporary South African philosopher. His work focused on developing a systematic and coherent account of the logic, metaphysics, and epistemology implicit in contemporary understanding of the world. Harris held that, in conjunction with empirical science, the Western philosophical tradition, in its commitment to the ideal of reason, contains the resources necessary to accomplish this end. He celebrated his 100th birthday in 2008.

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Born
Feb 19, 1908
Kimberley, Northern Cape
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Rhodes University
  • Doctor of Letters
Employment
  • Northwestern University
Died
Jun 21, 2009

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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