Part 51a - Letter from Henry Sidgwick to Wilfrid P. Ward

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Add. MS c/98/51a


Letter from Henry Sidgwick to Wilfrid P. Ward


  • 17 Jul 1893 (Creation)

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Copy of letter. Refers to Ward's biography [of his father], which Sidgwick was finishing when Ward's letter arrived, and which he much admires. Remarks that Ward has completely overcome 'a certain difficulty' in his task, namely the existence of 'two opposite dangers of failure in giving a full and adequate picture of [his] father.' States that he was most interested in the chapter on the New Utilitarianism, and remarks that Ward's father appears to have 'strikingly anticipated an important part of the argument of the Grammar of Assent.'

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