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Thomas Taylor (1758–1835)

Taylor, Thomas. An English author styled “the Platonist”; born in London, May 15, 1758; died there, Nov. 1, 1835. His works comprise 63 vols., of which 23 are large quartos. Among them are treatises on arithmetic and geometry; on the Eleusinian and Bacchic mysteries; an essay on the ‘Rights of Brutes,’ in ridicule of Thomas Paine’s ‘Rights of Man’; a ‘History of the Restoration of the Platonic Theology’; and a volume of ‘Miscellanies in Prose and Verse.’ His main labor was the translation of Plato and Aristotle.