Australian philosopher who was the first Jewish fellow of an Oxbridge college and published the 1933 popular essay Beauty and other Forms of Value.
He attended Wesley College in Melbourne and studied arts at the University of Melbourne in 1875.
A theatre at Monash University in Melbourne is named after him.
He was born the third son of Samuel Alexander who worked as a saddler and Eliza née Sloman.
Another Australian philosopher like him is David Armstrong.