Henry Sidgwick

1838 - 1900

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Henry Sidgwick (; 31 May 1838 – 28 August 1900) was an English utilitarian philosopher and economist. He was the Knightbridge Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Cambridge from 1883 until his death, and is best known in philosophy for his utilitarian treatise The Methods of Ethics. He was one of the founders and first president of the Society for Psychical Research and a member of the Metaphysical Society and promoted the higher education of women. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Sidgwick has received more than 283,370 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Henry Sidgwick is the 181st most popular economist (down from 171st in 2019), the 1,671st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,636th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Economist.

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Among economists, Henry Sidgwick ranks 181 out of 315Before him are Lionel Robbins, Nikolay Danilevsky, Harriet Martineau, Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield, Hyman Minsky, and Walter Eucken. After him are Myron Scholes, Raymond Barre, Daniel Ellsberg, Israel Kirzner, Eli Heckscher, and Gustave de Molinari.

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Among people born in 1838, Henry Sidgwick ranks 45Before him are Clemens Winkler, John Muir, Annie Edson Taylor, Jean-Paul Laurens, Duke Philipp of Württemberg, and Nicolae Grigorescu. After him are Edwin Abbott Abbott, Konstanty Kalinowski, Joel Asaph Allen, Siegfried Bing, Friedrich Konrad Beilstein, and Jules Dalou. Among people deceased in 1900, Henry Sidgwick ranks 40Before him are Vasily Kalinnikov, Joseph Bertrand, Eugenio Beltrami, Mihály Munkácsy, David Edward Hughes, and Pyotr Lavrov. After him are Hermann Levi, Sergei Korsakoff, Peter II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Elwin Bruno Christoffel, Wilhelm Leibl, and Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Sidgwick ranks 1,671 out of 7,765Before him are James Bruce (1730), Ebenezer Howard (1850), Gytha of Wessex (1053), Orlando Gibbons (1583), Vince Clarke (1960), and Steven Runciman (1903). After him are Steve Howe (1947), Mike Leigh (1943), Glenn Murcutt (1936), Michael Owen (1979), Harold Bride (1890), and June Almeida (1930).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, Henry Sidgwick ranks 27Before him are James Mirrlees (1936), Kenneth E. Boulding (1910), Oliver Hart (1948), Lionel Robbins (1898), Harriet Martineau (1802), and Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield (1859). After him are Israel Kirzner (1930), John A. Hobson (1858), Harold Laski (1893), Roy Harrod (1900), Nassau William Senior (1790), and Colin Clark (1905).