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Alfred Victor (Alfred) Espinas

1844–1922

French philosopher. Teacher of philosophy at the lycées of Bastia, 1867, Le Havre, 1871, Dijon, 1873. Lecturer, Faculté des lettres, Douai, 1878; Bordeaux, 1880; professor, 1881; dean, 1887. At the Sorbonne, 1893. Retired in 1911. Admirer of Herbert Spencer.

Sources

DBF

Larousse

Bibliography

DBF: Dictionnaire de biographie Française. Under the direction of J. Balteau et al. 21 vols. (A–Le Nain) to date. Paris: Librairie Letouzey & Ané. 1933–.

Larousse: Larousse du XXe siècle. Under the direction of Paul Augé. 6 vols. Paris: Larousse. 1928–33. Grand dictionnaire encyclopédique Larousse. 10 vols. Paris: Larousse. 1982–5.

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