William Clifford

(1845 - 1879 CE)

English philosopher and mathematician.

In the Philosophy of Religion he is most noted for his seminal work The Ethics of Belief in which he argues for his thesis, “it is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.”1

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1. Clifford, William, The Ethics of Belief, Lectures and Essays, 1886