Karl Britton

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Karl William Britton (born Scarborough, October 12, 1909 - died Northumberland July 23, 1983) was a British philosopher.[1] Throughout his entire career, Britton was interested in the philosophy of John Stuart Mill, on whom he published a book in 1953 which was long regarded as the standard student text.

Life[edit]

Britton attended Southend High School, and from 1927 to 1932 Clare College, Cambridge, where he gained his MA. His first academic appointment (1932-1934) was as Choate Fellow at Harvard University.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Stuart, ed. Dictionary of Twentieth-Century British Philosophers: 2 Volumes. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2005