Sir Richard Winn Livingstone (23 January 1880, Liverpool – 26 December 1960, Oxford) was a British classical scholar, educationist, and academic administrator. He promoted the classical liberal arts.
Richard Livingstone was the son of an Anglican vicar. His mother was the daughter of an Irish baron. He was educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford. He remained at Oxford University until 1924 as fellow, tutor, and librarian at Corpus Christi College. In 1920, he served on the Prime Minister’s committee on the classics. During 1920–22, he was co-editor of the Classical Review.
In 1933, Livingstone returned to Oxford, and became President of Corpus Christi College. In 1944, Livingstone delivered the Rede Lecture at Cambridge on Plato and modern education. He was Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University from 1944 until 1947.
Livingstone retired in 1950 and spent his final years writing and lecturing.
- Greek Ideals and Modern Life
- Education and the Spirit of the Age
- Plato and Modern Education
- The Greek Genius and its Meaning to us (1912)
- A Defence of Classical Education (1916)
- The Legacy of Greece: Essays editor (1921)
- The Pageant of Greece (1923)
- The Mission of Greece (1928)
- Portrait of Socrates, being the Apology, Crito, and Phaedo of Plato (English translation), Plato, Benjamin Jowett, Richard Livingstone (1938)
- The Future in Education (1941)
- The Rainbow Bridge (1959)
- Livingstone, Sir Richard Winn (1880–1960) Knight Educationist, GB/NNAF/P130348 , National Register of Archives, United Kingdom.
- Works by Richard Winn Livingstone at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Richard Livingstone at Internet Archive
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