Clarke, Samuel

Clarke, Samuel,

1675–1729, English philosopher and divine. His chief interest was rational theology, and, although a critic of the deists, he was in sympathy with some of their ideas. He supported the theories of Newton and argued with Leibniz in defense of the existence of absolute space. Clarke maintained that ethical law is as constant as mathematical law. His published works include many translations, lectures, sermons, and commentaries. The Leibniz correspondence was published in 1717.
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This collection features celebrated writers--Derek Walcott, Austin Clarke, Samuel Selvon, Olive Senior, Lorna Goodison--to newer voices such as Nigel Thomas, Horace I.
Some of the painters (from left) Pete Parnell, Charlotte Baynes, Philip Clarke, Samuel Baynes, Ben Baynes and Derek Hince, in front of the mural.
Past speakers, performers and workshop presenters have included Keith Boykin, Cheryl Clarke, Samuel R.