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  • Glanvill — Recorded in a number of forms including de Glanville, Glanville, Glanvill and Glanfield, this is a surname of pre 9th century French origins. It is locational from a place called Glanville in the department of Calvados in the former dukedom of… …   Surnames reference

  • Glanvill, Joseph — ▪ British philosopher Glanvill also spelled  Glanvil   born 1636, Plymouth, Devon, Eng. died Nov. 4, 1680, Bath, Somerset       English self styled Skeptic and apologist for the Royal Society who defended the reality of witchcraft and ghosts and… …   Universalium

  • Glanvill, Joseph — (1636–1680) English philosopher. An Oxford educated proponent of the Royal Society, Glanvill is principally remembered for The Vanity of Dogmatizing (1661; the work contains the story that inspired Matthew Arnold s poem, ‘The Scholar Gipsy’).… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • GLANVILL, JOSEPH —    born at Plymouth, graduated at Oxford; was at first an Aristotelian and Puritan in his opinions, but after the Restoration entered the Church, and obtained preferment in various sees; his fame rests upon his eloquent appeal for freedom of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • GLANVILL, RANULF DE —    Chief Justiciary of England in the reign of Henry II., born at Stratford, in Suffolk; is the author of the earliest treatise on the laws of England, a work in 14 books; was deposed by Richard I., and, joining the Crusaders, fell before Acre; d …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Glanvill, Joseph — (1636 1680)    Controversialist and moral writer, b. at Plymouth, and ed. at Oxf., took orders, and held various benefices, including the Rectory of Bath Abbey and a prebend at Worcester. He came under the influence of the Camb. Platonists,… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Joseph Glanvill — en 1681. Gravure de William Faithorne. Joseph Glanvill, né en 1636 et mort en 1680, est un écrivain, philosophe et clergyman anglais. N étant pas scientifique, il est surnommé le « plus talentueux apologiste des virtuoses », ou, en d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ranulf de Glanvill — Infobox Officeholder honorific prefix = name =Ranulf de Glanvill honorific suffix = imagesize = small caption = order = office = Chief Justiciar of England term start =1180 term end =1189 vicepresident = viceprimeminister = deputy = lieutenant =… …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph Glanvill — (1636 1680) was an English writer, philosopher, and clergyman. Educated at Oxford University (B.A. from Exeter College, M.A. from Lincoln College), Glanvill was made Vicar of Frome in 1662, rector of the Abbey Church at Bath in 1666, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph Glanvill — La bruja de Endor: del frontispicio de Sadducismus Triumphatus de Glanvill. Joseph Glanvill (1636 4 de noviembre de 1680) fue un escritor, filósofo y clérigo inglés. Educado en la Universidad de Oxford (Bachelor of Arts por el Exeter College,… …   Wikipedia Español

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