Philosopher. BA, Cambridge (Trinity College), 1859; fellow and lecturer in classics, 1859–69; lecturer, 1869–83; Knightbridge Professor of moral philosophy, 1883–1900. Author of The methods of ethics (1874). First president of the Society for Psychical Research (1882–5). Promoter of the higher education of women.
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