Alfred Edward Taylor (philosopher)
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Who is 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.
- also known as A. E. Taylor
- born on (145 years ago) in Oundle
- nationality: United Kingdom
- profession: Philosopher
- died on (69 years ago) in Edinburgh
- written works: "David Hume & the miraculous", "The Christian hope of immortality", "Varia Socratica", "A commentary on Plato's Timaeus", "Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1980 1981", "The faith of a moralist", "Plato's biography of Socrates", "Plato and the authorship of the 'Epinomis'", "Problem of conduct", "El Pensamiento de Socrates", "Francis Herbert Bradley, 1846-1924", "Faith of the Moralisth", "The mind of Plato", "Plato, the man and his work"
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