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Prof. Samuel Alexander, O. M., F. B. A

Nature volume 142, pages 603604 (01 October 1938) | Download Citation



WITH the death of Prof. Samuel Alexander in his eightieth year, we have lost one of the few creative thinkers of our day. At the end of the nineteenth century many believed that all philosophical systems had been thought of, so that there could be no new ones, and that, as hitherto no British philosopher had ever produced a system, none ever would. Alexander's work refuted both these beliefs.

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