Arthur David Ritchie (1891–1967) was a British philosopher.Click here to see the full biography
Arthur David Ritchie (1891–1967) was a British philosopher.
Ritchie was educated at the University of St Andrews and the University of Cambridge. Trained as a chemist, he served in the Royal Naval Air Service in World War I. He was elected a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge with a dissertation on scientific method, but shortly afterwards moved to the University of Manchester, where he was appointed lecturer in biological chemistry in 1922 and lecturer in physiological chemistry in 1924.The Chemical Age, Vol. 37 (1937), p.87 From 1937 to 1945 he held the Sir Samuel Hall chair of philosophy at Manchester. From 1945 to 1960 he held the chair of logic and metaphysics at the University of Edinburgh.Bertrand Russell, Essays on language, mind, and matter, 1919-26, Unwin Hyman, 1988, p.259Click here to hide this biography