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CodeNA9439
Dates1864-1942
Person NameHardie; Robert Purves (1864-1942); Naval historian, reader in Ancient Philosophy, Edinburgh University
SurnameHardie
ForenamesRobert Purves
EpithetNaval historian, reader in Ancient Philosophy, Edinburgh University
ActivityRobert Purves Hardie was born in Edinburgh in 1864, and educated at Edinburgh University and Merton College, Oxford, graduating MA from each. He was appointed assistant at Edinburgh University in 1889, and lecturer in Philosophy in 1892. In 1921 he became Reader in Ancient Philosophy, a position he held until 1932. He published on philosophy, naval history and fish, and died in 1942.
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