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About Jonathan Harrison
He retired to Cambridge, where he continued writing until close to his death on September 7th 2014 at the age of 89. His first wife Jean, with whom he had four children, died in 1969.
Jonathan Harrison was an extraordinary man and loving father and grandfather. His memory lives on in his writing and with his friends and family, including four children, six grandchildren, sister, and great grandchild whose first birthday he lived to see.
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Jonathan Harrison was born on September 22, 1924 in West Derby, Liverpool, England. Son of Edward Albert and Dorothy Marshall (Williams) Harrison.
Bachelor in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Corpus Christi College/Oxford University, 1945. Master of Arts, Corpus Christi College/Oxford University, 1952.
Lecturer in philosophy University Durham, England, 1947-1959. Senior lecturer in philosophy University Edinburgh, 1959-1964. Professor philosophy University Nottingham, England, 1964-1988.
Professor philosophy Northwestern University, Chicago, 1968.
Member Mind Association (past president), Royal Institute Philosophy (member council).
Married Jean Bradbury (deceased 1969). Children: Roger Marshall, Kate Elizabeth, Timothy James, John Edward. Married Antonia Gransden, 1978 (divorced 2000).
father: Edward Albert Harrison
mother: Dorothy Marshall (Williams) Harrison
Published in 1999, this text offers a comprehensive treatment of the Philosophy of Religion. Its overall conclusions are that, though there is no reason to suppose there is a God, doing something that is not quite believing in god, who, as some mystics think - neither exists nor does not exist, may be valuable for some people.