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 WW1 and drafted schemes for a League of Nations. Died in Guy's Hospital.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

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Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

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William Moorcroft

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Sir David Bruce

Sir David Bruce

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