Thomas Whittaker (metaphysician)

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Thomas Whittaker (1856–1935) was an English metaphysician and critic.


  • The Philosophy of History (1893)
  • The Neoplatonists: A Study in the History of Hellenism (1901), third impression 1928
  • Origins of Christianity (1904), fourth edition 1933
  • Apollonius of Tyana and Other Essays (1906)
  • The Liberal State (1907)
  • Priests, Philosophers, and Prophets (1911)
  • The Theory of Abstract Ethics (1916)
  • The Metaphysics of Evolution, (1926)
  • His Prolegomena to a New Metaphysic (1931)
  • Reason (1934)

He wrote several lives for the Dictionary of National Biography, signing as T. W-r.

Works about Whittaker[edit]

  • “Whittaker, Thomas,” in Alumni Oxonienses: the Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886 by Foster, Joseph, Oxford: Parker and Co., 1888-1892.
  • The Times, 1935, Obituary: Thomas Whittaker. Metaphysician and critic

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