Samuel Alexander

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Birthday
6, 1859
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Sep 13, 1938 (79)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1859
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Sep 13, 1938 (79)

About

Australian philosopher who was the first Jewish fellow of an Oxbridge college and published the 1933 popular essay Beauty and other Forms of Value.

Before Fame

He attended Wesley College in Melbourne and studied arts at the University of Melbourne in 1875.

Trivia

A theatre at Monash University in Melbourne is named after him.

Family Life

He was born the third son of Samuel Alexander who worked as a saddler and Eliza née Sloman.

Associated With

Another Australian philosopher like him is David Armstrong.