Person    | Male  Born 6/8/1862  Died 3/8/1932

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

Categories: Medicine, Philosophy

Scholar and Humanist. Born at Langham Chambers, near Oxford Circus. Although qualified as a doctor, he decided to follow an academic career. He lectured at Cambridge and in 1896 published 'The Greek View of Life'. He was profoundly affected by the outbreak of World War I and drafted schemes for a League of Nations. Died in Guy's Hospital.

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