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U.S. philosopher of monistic idealism. In his ethical studies he emphasized the need for individual loyalty to the world community.

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American, b: 10 November 1855, Grass Valley, California, d: 14 September 1916, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cat: Absolute idealist. Ints: Metaphysics. Educ: University of California, Berkeley, AB 1875; Universities of Leipzig and Göttingen, 1875–6; Johns Hopkins University, PhD 1878. Infls: Kant, Fichte, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Bradley, James and Peirce. Appts: 1878–82, Instructor in English, University of California, Berkeley; 1882–1916, Visiting Professor to Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University. Main publications: (1885) The Religious Aspect of Philosophy, Houghton Mifflin Boston; reprinted, Dover New York, 1955....    Continue Reading

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