Pears, David Francis, 1921-2009

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Pears, David Francis, brother of Michael Andrew Pears (qv); b. 8 Aug. 1921; adm. Sept. 1934 (H, non-res. KS); left July 1939; Balliol Coll. Oxf., matric. 1939, BA MA 1947 (1st class hons Litt. Hum.); RA in WW2; lecturer Ch. Ch. Oxf. 1948-50; Fellow and Tutor Corpus Christi Coll. Oxf. 1950-60; visiting Prof. Harvard Univ. 1959, Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1964, Rockefeller Univ. 1967, Los Angeles Univ. 1979; FBA 1970; Student of Ch. Ch. 1960-88; Reader in Philos­ophy Univ. of Oxford 1971-85, Prof. 1985-88; Delegate OUP 1977; chairman Oxford Museum of Modern Art 1974-85; Curator of Pictures Ch. Ch. 1975-88; a Governor of the school 1975-88; author of Bertrand Russell and the British Tradition in Philosophy 1967, Ludwig Wittgenstein 1969, Motived Irrationality 1984, The False Prison: a Study of the Development of Wittgenstein's Philosophy, vol. I 1987, vol. II 1988; m. 1963 Anne Drew; d. 1 July 2009


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The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from Play 1919 to Election 1989, Volume 4, compiled by F.E. Pagan and H.E. Pagan, Padstow, 1992

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