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Stapledon, Olaf, 1886-1950

LC control no.n 50023275
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPR6037.T18
Personal name headingStapledon, Olaf, 1886-1950
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Variant(s)Stapledon, William Olaf, 1886-1950
Stapledon, W. Olaf (William Olaf), 1886-1950
Birth date1886-05-10
Death date1950-09-06
Place of birthWallasey (England)
Place of deathCaldy, Cheshire, England
Field of activityScience fiction, English Philosophy
Profession or occupationAuthors Novelists Philosophers
Found inHis A modern theory of ethics, 1929.
His Last and first men, 1930: title-page (W. Olaf Stabledon)
Wikipedia, viewed August 7, 2019 (access point: Olaf Stapledon; William Olaf Stapledon (10 May 1886--6 September 1950); known as Olaf Stapledon; British philosopher and author of science fiction; born in Seacombe, Wallasey, on the Wirral Peninsula in Cheshire; awarded a PhD degree in philosophy from the University of Liverpool in 1925; turned to fiction in the hope of presenting his ideas to a wider public. The relative success of Last and First Men (1930) prompted him to become a full-time writer. In 2014, he was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame. Died: Caldy, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom)
Associated languageeng