GEM Anscombe

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Birthday
18, 1919
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 5, 2001 (81)
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Birthday
18, 1919
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 5, 2001 (81)

About

Notable 20th-century philosopher known for her ideas on philosophies of mind, action, and language, philosophical logic, and ethics.

Before Fame

She graduated from St Hugh's College, Oxford, in 1941.

Trivia

She introduced the term consequentialism into modern moral philosophy.

Family Life

She married the philosopher Peter Geach in 1941.

Associated With

She was a student of Ludwig Wittgenstein.