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Author Madigan, Tim.
Title W.K. Clifford and ""The Ethics of Belief""
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009.

Subject Clifford, William Kingdon, 1845-1879 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Clifford, William Kingdon, 1845-1879. Ethics of belief.
Ethics, Modern -- 19th century.
Belief and doubt.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Description 1 online resource (212 pages)
Summary W.K. Clifford (1845-1879) was a noted mathematician and popularizer of science in the Victorian era. Although he made major contributions in the field of geometry, he is perhaps best known for a short essay he wrote in 1876, entitled ""The Ethics of Belief"", in which he argued that ""It is wrong always, everywhere, and for any one, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence."" Delivered initially as an address to the august Metaphysical Society (whose members included such luminaries as Alf ...
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781443802635 (electronic bk.)
1443802638 (electronic bk.)
9781847185037 (Cloth)
1847185037 (Cloth)
OCLC # 827209203
Additional Format Print version: Madigan, Timothy J. W.K. Clifford and ""The Ethics of Belief"". Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2009 9781847185037.