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G.E. Moore

(1873-1958), Philosopher

George Edward ('G.E.') Moore

Sitter in 18 portraits
During his career at Cambridge University and as editor of the philosophical journal, Mind, Moore made an enormous contribution to the development of twentieth-century Anglo-American thought. He was one of the founders of the Analytic tradition in philosophy, more interested in analysing the significance of common-sense beliefs than in debating their truth. He was an influence on Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein. Moore entered Trinity College in 1892 and became a fellow in 1898. Apart from the years 1904-11, he spent the rest of his life at the University. He was appointed Professor in 1925, confirming his position as the most highly respected British philosopher of the time.

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G.E. Moore, by Percy Horton - NPG 4087

G.E. Moore

by Percy Horton
pencil and chalk, 1947
NPG 4087

G.E. Moore, by Percy Horton - NPG 4135

G.E. Moore

by Percy Horton
chalk, pen and wash, 1952
NPG 4135

Oliver Strachey; Karin Stephen; G.E. Moore, by Ray Strachey - NPG x88547

Oliver Strachey; Karin Stephen; G.E. Moore

by Ray Strachey
4 1/2 x 3 1/4 inch negative, 1914
NPG x88547

G.E. Moore, by Ray Strachey - NPG Ax160966

G.E. Moore

by Ray Strachey
gelatin silver print, 1914
NPG Ax160966

G.E. Moore, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x11897

G.E. Moore

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1921
NPG x11897

G.E. Moore, by Lafayette - NPG x47941

G.E. Moore

by Lafayette
half-plate nitrate negative, 8 December 1931
NPG x47941

G.E. Moore, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x31082

G.E. Moore

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1936
NPG x31082

G.E. Moore, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG Ax160977

G.E. Moore

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1936
NPG Ax160977

G.E. Moore, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x11898

G.E. Moore

by Walter Stoneman
print, May 1945
NPG x11898

G.E. Moore, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x20562

G.E. Moore

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1945
NPG x20562

G.E. Moore, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x20563

G.E. Moore

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1945
NPG x20563

G.E. Moore, by Hubert Andrew Freeth - NPG D38933

G.E. Moore

by Hubert Andrew Freeth
etching, 1952
NPG D38933

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G.E. Moore

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1921
NPG x67879

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G.E. Moore

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1921
NPG x67880

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G.E. Moore

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print
NPG x90676

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G.E. Moore

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative
NPG x99185

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