Alexander, Samuel

   British philosopher. Born in Australia, Alexander was from 1894 professor of philosophy at Manchester University. He was an exponent of metaphysical realism, which described the emergent levels of reality from cosmic space-time to ‘deity’. Among his works were Moral Order and Progress (1889), Locke (1908), Space, Time and Deity (2 vols., 1920) and Beauty and Other Forms of Value (1933).
   Alexander was active in Jewish community life and served on the Academic Council of the Hebrew University.

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  • Alexander, Samuel — (1859 1938)    British philos opher. Born in Sydney, Australia, he taught at Oxford and later served as professor of philosophy at the University of Manchester. In 1920 he published Space and Deity. After his retirement, he published Beauty and… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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  • Samuel Alexander — OM (6 January 1859 13 September 1938) was an Australian born British philosopher. He was the first Jewish fellow of an Oxbridge college [Dictionary of National Biography] .His lifeAlexander was born at 436 George Street, Sydney, Australia, third… …   Wikipedia

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