Prichard, H.A.

▪ British philosopher
in full  Harold Arthur Prichard  
born Oct. 30, 1871, London, Eng.
died Dec. 29, 1947, Oxford, Oxfordshire

      English philosopher, one of the leading members of the Oxford intuitionist school of moral philosophy, which held that moral values are ultimate and irreducible and can be ascertained only through the use of intuition.

      Prichard spent most of his life teaching at the University of Oxford, where he was fellow of Hertford College from 1895 to 1898 and of Trinity College from 1898 to 1924. He was White professor of moral philosophy from 1928 to 1937. His principal works are Kant's Theory of Knowledge (1909), Duty and Interest (1928), Moral Obligation (1949), and Knowledge and Perception (1950), the latter two edited by Sir W.D. Ross.

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