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Copleston, Frederick C. (Frederick Charles), 1907-1994



  • Existence: 1904 - 1994

Biographical Note

An English Jesuit philosopher, Frederick Charles Copleston was born in Taunton, Somerset, England in 1904. Copleston attended Marlborough College (1920) and was received into the Catholic Church in 1925. After studying at St. John's College, Oxford, he entered the Society of Jesus in 1930. He was ordained priest in 1937. He taught and wrote extensively on philosophical subjects.

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Frederick Charles Copleston papers

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Scope and Contents Book manuscripts include drafts of History of Philosophy, Philosophy in Russia, and Memoirs of a Philosopher. There are numerous published articles by Copleston on individual philosophers, such as Nietzsche, and particular topics in philosophy. There is material on lectures and addresses as well as radio broadcasts on Buddhism and Hegelian philosophy. Correspondence contains letters with...
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Dates: 1941 - 1993