G. E. Moore
(4 Nov 1873 - 24 Oct 1958)
English philosopher who helped initiate the analytic school in philosophy, and did work in ethics. He was known as “G.E. Moore” because he never used his first names. He was a contemporary of Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein and together their work has been called the “golden age” of philosophy at Cambridge University.
Science Quotes by G. E. Moore (1 quote)
I am one of those philosophers who have held that that “the Common Sense view of the world” is in certain fundamental features, wholly true.
— G. E. Moore
In 'A Defence of Common Sense', J.H. Muirhead (ed.), Contemporary British Philosophy (1925). Reprinted in Philosophical Papers of George Edward Moore (1959), 44.