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date: 03 December 2020

Hesse, Mary Brendalocked

  • Margareta Hallberg


Hesse, Mary Brenda (1924–2016), philosopher of science, was born on 15 October 1924 at 86 Doods Road, Reigate, Surrey, the daughter of Ethelbert Thomas Hesse (1888–1957), accountant, and his wife Brenda Nellie, née Pelling (1890–1988). She grew up an only child in a strictly religious home. Her father was a silent and reserved man and was rather absent in her childhood. Her mother ...

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