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Henry More
b. October 12, 1614 – d. September 1, 1687 • Philosopher
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More, Henry
More, Henry (1614–87), *Cambridge Platonist. Educated at Christ’s College, of which he became a Fellow in 1639, he remained in Cambridge all his life, despite the fact that he was offered several rich preferments. His chief interests were theological, philosophical, and ethical. Among his principal works
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More, Henry
More, Henry (1614–1687)English philosopherBorn at Grantham, More became an Anglican theologian. He entered Christ’s College, Cambridge, in 1631 and remained there for the rest of his life. He turned down offers of bishoprics and headships of colleges, preferring the life of solitude, contemplation,