THE Professor of Moral Philosophy in Glasgow University was born at
Llangernyw, North Wales, in 1852. He was educated at the University of Glasgow,
where he graduated M.A. in 1879. He has filled the posts of Professor of
Philosophy and Political Economy at the University College of North Wales,
Bangor, and Professor of Logic and Metaphysics at the University of St. Andrews,
as well as of Hibbert Lecturer on Metaphysics at Manchester College, Oxford. He
succeeded the late Edward Caird in the Chair of Moral Philosophy at Glasgow in
1894. In the following year the University of St. Andrews conferred upon him the
degree of LL.D., and in 1905 the University of Wales gave him its D.Litt. He is
a Fellow of the British Academy.
His chief publications are "Browning as a Religious and Philosophical Teacher," and "The Philosophy of Lotze."
Professor Jones married, in 1882, Annie Walker, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, by whom he has a family of three sons and two daughters.
Index of Glasgow Men (1909)