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...Walker, Leslie Ignatius Leslie Ignatius Walker was born in Birmingham on 18 October 1877. After studying art for several years, he became interested in the Christian faith and in 1898 he converted to Catholicism. The following year he...
...Thompson, Manley Hawn, Jr. Manley H. Thompson, Jr., was born on 12 April 1917 in Zanesville, Ohio. He received his BA (1938), MA (1938), and PhD (1942) degrees from the University of Chicago. His philosophy graduate work focused...
...Dickinson Sergeant Miller was born on 7 October 1868 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied with George Fullerton Fullerton, George Stuart at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving his BA in 1889. He then studied psychology under G...
...Guy Allan Tawney was born on 11 March 1870 in Tippecanoe City, Ohio, of Daniel Abraham Tawney and Adelle Paige Tawney. He died on 5 January 1947, in Urbana, Illinois. Tawney attended preparatory school in New Castle, Indiana. He attended...
...Mason, John John Mason was born in Dunmow, Essex, and died at Cheshunt in Hertfordshire. A nonconformist clergyman, he appears as a Presbyterian minister at Dorking in 1729, and appears to have moved to Cheshunt in 1748. His most notable...
...Ernest Sosa was born on 17 June 1940 in Cardenas, Cuba. He came to the United States and entered the University of Miami, discovering philosophy in his senior year. After graduating from Miami in 1961, Sosa went to the University...
...Edmund Gettier was born on 31 October 1927 in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his BA from Johns Hopkins in 1949 and his PhD in philosophy from Cornell in 1961. His dissertation title was “Bertrand Russell’s Theories of Belief.” Gettier...
...Siegmund Jacob Apin was born on 7 June 1693 near Nuremberg in Hersberg (sometimes referred to as Hersbruck) and died on 24 March 1732 in Brunswick. The son of a prominent physician and professor of medicine in Altdorf, he received his...
...Gay, John John Gay was born at Meal in Devon and died on 8 July 1745. He was educated at Torrington, at Blundell’s School, Tiverton, and at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, which he entered in 1717 (BA, 1722; MA, 1725). He was ordained...

Tetens, Johann Nicolas (1736–1807)

Manfred Kuehn

Manfred Kuehn is Professor of Philosophy at Boston University, USA. He has received Fellowships from the Canada Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Advanced Studies of the University of Edinburgh. He has taught in Canada, Germany and the U.S.A., and was Visiting Professor at the University of Hamburg, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Johann Nicolas Tetens was a German philosopher, psychologist and mathematician who was sometimes called the ‘German Locke’. It is not entirely clear where and when he was born. The dates vary from 16 September 1736 to 5 November 1738...