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G.E.M. Anscombe

G.E.M. Anscombe Biography

Philosopher


ABOUT
Notable 20th-century philosopher known for her ideas on philosophies of mind, action, and language, philosophical logic, and ethics.
BEFORE FAME
She graduated from St Hugh's College, Oxford, in 1941.

FAMILY LIFE
She married the philosopher Peter Geach in 1941.
ASSOCIATED WITH
She was a student of Ludwig Wittgenstein.
TRIVIA
She introduced the term consequentialism into modern moral philosophy.

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