See also:born at
See also:Cupar-Fife on the 11th of May 1844, the son of a
See also:house-builder . Between the ages of sixteen and twenty-two he was educated at St Andrews, whence he proceeded as an exhibitioner in 1864 to Balliol
See also:Oxford . He took a first class in Moderations, and in Lit . Hum . (1867), was
See also:Gaisford prizeman in 1867 (Greek
See also:prose) and Craven
See also:Scholar in 1869 . Three years later he was appointed
See also:fellow, and in 1871 librarian, of Merton College . In 1882 he was elected
See also:professor of moral philosophy in succession to T . H .
See also:Green, and retained the position until his
See also:death . He died on the 18th of
See also:February 1897 from the effects of a bicycle accident near Oxford . His manner was some-what brusque and sarcastic, and on this account, in his under-graduate days at Balliol, he was known as The Dorian." But he was greatly respected both as a man and as a lecturer . His philosophical
See also:works are almost entirely devoted to German, and especially to Hegelian, doctrines, which he expounded and criticized with
See also:great clearness and
See also:literary skill .
In dealing withHegel he was, unlike many other writers, successful in expressing himself in a lucid literary manner, without artificial and incomprehensible terminology . His
See also:principal works were The Logic of Hegel (1873), which contains a
See also:translation of the Encyklopddie with an introduction, a second edition of which, with a
See also:volume entitled Prolegomena, appeared in 1892; Epicureanism (1880);
See also:Kant (
See also:Blackwood's Philosophical
See also:Classics, 1882) ;
See also:Life of Arthur
See also:Schopenhauer (1890) ; Hegel's Philosophy of Mind (translated from the Encyklopadie, with five
See also:introductory essays) ; Lectures and Essays on Natural
See also:Theology and Ethics, being a selection from his papers edited with a
See also:biographical introduction by
See also:Edward Caird . He wrote several important articles for the 9th edition of the Ency . Brit., which, with some re-vision, have been repeated in the
See also:work .
WILLIAM WALLACE (1768-1843)
WILLIAM VINCENT WALLACE (1814-1865)
William Wallace married Janet Barclay, April 4, 1872 in Cupar, Fife William and Janet are buried in Holywell cemetery, Oxford They had three children, Isabella, William James Lindsay, and Moray
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