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William Whewell (1794–1866)

Whewell, William. A celebrated English scientist and philosopher; born at Lancaster, May 24, 1794; died at Cambridge, March 6, 1866. He was professor of mineralogy at Cambridge University, 1828–32, and of moral theology and casuistical divinity, 1838–55; master of Trinity College in 1841. He wrote: ‘Astronomy and Physics with Reference to Natural Theology’ (1833); ‘History of the Inductive Sciences’ (1837); ‘Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences’ (1840); ‘Elements of Morality’ (1845); ‘Lectures on Political Economy’ (1861); etc.