Martineau, James

Martineau, James,

1805–1900, English philosopher and Unitarian clergyman; brother of Harriet Martineau. He strongly upheld the theist position against the negations of physical science. A renowned teacher and minister, he achieved international distinction in academic and religious circles. Besides numerous essays contributed to periodicals, he was the author of A Study of Spinoza (1882), Types of Ethical Theory (1885), and A Study of Religion (1888).


See study by H. Sidgwick (1902, repr. 1968).

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Previously a real estate partner at the Birmingham office of SGH Martineau, James Spreckley is recognised for his property work, which spans private individuals, charities, landowners and farmers, as well as commercial clients, property companies and pension funds.