A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Mansel, Henry Longueville

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Mansel, Henry Longueville (1820-1871). -- Metaphysician, s. of a clergyman, was b. at Cosgrave, Northamptonshire, page 258and ed. at Merchant Taylors' School and Oxf. He took orders, was Reader in Theology at Magdalen Coll. 1855, Bampton Lecturer 1858, Prof. of Ecclesiastical History 1867, and Dean of St. Paul's 1869. Among his writings are Prolegomena Logica (1851), The Limits of Demonstrative Science (1853), Man's Conception of Eternity (1854), Limits of Religious Thought (1858), Philosophy of the Conditioned (1866). He was also joint ed. of Sir. W. Hamilton's Lectures.