Explorations in Black Leadership

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Macmurray, John (1891–1976)

Macmurray was a Scottish scholar and philosopher who focused mostly on religion and the self as an agent. He earned a degree in classics from the University of Glasglow and an M.A. from Balliol College, Oxford in 1919. He was head of the Department of Philosophy at University College, London, as the Grote Professor of Mind and Logic and served as professor and chair in moral philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. His publications include Freedom in the Modern World (1932), The Self as Agent (1957), and Search for Reality in Religion (1965).