DICKINSON, Goldsworthy Lowes (1862-1932); humanist, historian, philosopher

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Papers of the historian Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson, c 1904-1914, comprise press cuttings and pamphlets relating to foreign affairs (collected for his book The International Anarchy ).

Administrative / Biographical History

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson was born in 1862 in a Christian Socialist family. He studied at Charterhouse and King's College, Cambridge, and tried lecturing and medicine before turning to literature full time. In 1887 he became a Fellow at King's College where he remained for the rest of his life. Dickinson lectured at the London School of Economics for 15 years and with Lord Dickinson and Lord Bryce he planned the ideas behind of the League of Nations, resulting in his book The International Anarchy . He died on 3 August 1932.



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