Martineau, James

Martineau, James

Martineau, James, 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 (1888).

See study by H. Sidgwick (1902, repr. 1968).

Martineau is a surname, it is of French origin and may refer to:

See also

  • R. v. Martineau (1990), leading Supreme Court of Canada case on the mens rea requirement for murder

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