james martineau


Harriet, 1802–76, English novelist and economist.
her brother, James, 1805–1900, English theologian and philosopher.
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Martineau (ˈmɑːtɪˌnəʊ)
1.  Harriet. 1802--76, English author of books on political economy and of novels and children's stories
2.  her brother, James. 1805--1900, English Unitarian theologian and minister

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james martineau

English Unitarian theologian and philosopher whose writings emphasized the individual human conscience as the primary guide for determining correct behaviour. He was a brother of Harriet Martineau.

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