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PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Official Website:
http://www.britac.ac.uk/

Founding Date:
1902

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Samuel Alexander
Philosopher
6-Jan-1859 13-Sep-1938 Space, Time, and Deity
Isaiah Berlin
Philosopher
6-Jun-1909 5-Nov-1997 The Hedgehog and the Fox
Melvyn Bragg
TV Personality
6-Oct-1939   The South Bank Show
Alonzo Church
Mathematician
14-Jun-1903 11-Aug-1995 Lambda calculus, Church-Turing thesis
Kenneth Dover
Scholar
11-Mar-1920 7-Mar-2010 Greek Homosexuality
Clive W.J. Granger
Economist
4-Sep-1934 27-May-2009 Granger causality
Gustaf VI Adolf
Royalty
11-Nov-1882 15-Sep-1973 King of Sweden, 1950-73
Tony Judt
Historian
2-Jan-1948 6-Aug-2010 Postwar
Paul Kennedy
Historian
Jun-1945   The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers
John Maynard Keynes
Economist
5-Jun-1883 21-Apr-1946 Father of Keynesian economics
John McDowell
Philosopher
7-Mar-1942   Mind and World
Onora O'Neill
Philosopher
23-Aug-1941   President of the British Academy, 2005-09
Christopher Pissarides
Economist
c. 1948   Job creation and destruction
Adam Roberts
Historian
29-Aug-1940   President of the British Academy
Jacob Rothschild
Business
29-Apr-1936   RIT Capital Partners
Paul Samuelson
Economist
15-May-1915 13-Dec-2009 Theory of revealed preference
P. F. Strawson
Philosopher
23-Nov-1919 13-Feb-2006 Individuals
Alfred North Whitehead
Mathematician
15-Feb-1861 30-Dec-1947 Metaphysical mathematician
Bernard Williams
Philosopher
21-Sep-1929 10-Jun-2003 Leading moral philosopher


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