J. M. E. McTaggart, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


J. M. E. McTaggart

British philosopher

Date of Birth: 03-Sep-1866

Place of Birth: London

Date of Death: 18-Jan-1925

Profession: university teacher, philosopher

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About J. M. E. McTaggart

  • John McTaggart Ellis McTaggart (1866–1925) was an English idealist metaphysician.
  • For most of his life McTaggart was a fellow and lecturer in philosophy at Trinity College, Cambridge.
  • He was an exponent of the philosophy of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and among the most notable of the British idealists.
  • McTaggart is known for "The Unreality of Time" (1908), in which he argues that time is unreal.
  • The work has been widely discussed through the 20th century and into the 21st.

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