Sidgwick, Henry (M)

b. 31 May 1838. d. 28 August 1900. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Philosopher, professor, and poet. Pseudonyms: “Y. K.,” “H. S.” Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. Member of the Cambridge Apostles. Married Eleanor Mildred Balfour on 4 April 1876. Elected to the Knightbridge chair of moral philosophy at Cambridge in 1883 until his death. Co-founded Newnham College in 1875, and supported higher education for women. First president of the Society for Psychical Research. His major philosophical work was *The Methods of Ethics* (1874). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JS, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Goethe and Frederika 1860-03 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 13891
The Despot’s Heir 1861-03 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14032