1805-1900, English philosopher and Unitarian clergyman; brother of Harriet Martineau. He strongly upheld the theist position against the negations of physical science. A renowned teacher and minister, he achieved international distinction in academic and religious circles. Besides numerous essays contributed to periodicals, he was the author of A Study of Spinoza
(1882), Types of Ethical Theory
(1885), and A Study of Religion
See study by H. Sidgwick (1902, repr. 1968).
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