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By Leslie Stephen | Comments: ( 665 ) | Date: ( Dec 07, 2019 )

CONTENTS The Broad Church Religion as a Fine Art Darwinism and Divinity Are We Christians A Bad Five Minutes in the Alps Shaftesbury s Characteristics Mandeville s Fable of the Bees Warburton An Apology for Plainspeaking

  • Title: Essays on Freethinking and Plainspeaking
  • Author: Leslie Stephen
  • ISBN: 9781410103345
  • Page: 459
  • Format: Paperback

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Leslie Stephen

Sir Leslie Stephen, KCB 28 November 1832 22 February 1904 was an English author, critic and mountaineer, and the father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell.Stephen was born at Kensington Gore in London, the brother of James Fitzjames Stephen and son of Sir James Stephen His family had belonged to the Clapham Sect, the early 19th century group of mainly evangelical Christian social reformers At his father s house he saw a good deal of the Macaulays, James Spedding, Sir Henry Taylor and Nassau Senior After studying at Eton College, King s College London and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A 20th wrangler in 1854 and M.A in 1857, Stephen remained for several years a fellow and tutor of his college 1 He recounted some of his experiences in a chapter in his Life of Fawcett as well as in some less formal Sketches from Cambridge By a Don 1865 These sketches were reprinted from the Pall Mall Gazette, to the proprietor of which, George Smith, he had been introduced by his brother It was at Smith s house at Hampstead that Stephen met his first wife, Harriet Marian 1840 1875 , daughter of William Makepeace Thackeray, with whom he had a daughter, Laura Makepeace Stephen 1870 1945 after her death he married Julia Prinsep Jackson 1846 1895 , widow of Herbert Duckworth With her he had four children Vanessa, Thoby, Virginia Adrian In the 1850s, Stephen and his brother James Fitzjames Stephen were invited by Frederick Denison Maurice to lecture at The Working Men s College Leslie Stephen became a member of the College s governing College Corporation 2 He died in Kensington.

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