Sidgwick, Henry (M)

Surname: Sidgwick
Forename(s): Henry
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

Total poems: 2
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