Samuel Alexander Biography

Philosopher (1859–1938)
Samuel Alexander was an esteemed professor and metaphysicist known for his 20th century work Space, Time, and Deity.


Born on January 6, 1859, in Sydney, Australia, Samuel Alexander earned a scholarship to Oxford University in England and became known for his award-winning essay "Moral Order and Progress." He later headed the philosophy department at the University of Manchester, penning his seminal work that looked at metaphysical processes, 1920's Space, Time, and Deity. He died on September 13, 1938.

Samuel Alexander

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