Latta, Robert

Education

University assistant and lecturer in Logic and Metaphysics 1892-1898.

Lecturer in Logic and Metaphysics U.C.D. [University College Dundee] 1898-1900.

Birth/childhood

Born 15.6.1865 eldest son of Alexander Latta, solicitor, Edinburgh and Mary Ann Duff. [Lawyer]

Career

Studied Edinburgh University - M.A. 1886. D. Phil. 1897.

University assistant and lecturer in Logic and Metaphysics 1892-1898. [St Andrews University] [University lecturer]

Lecturer in Logic and Metaphysics U.C.D. [University College Dundee] 1898-1900.

Professor of Moral Philosophy, Aberdeen University 1900-1902. Professor of Logic, Glasgow University 1902-1925. Retired to Oxford. [University professor]

Hon. LL.D. Glasgow.

Publications

Leibniz, The Monadology and other philosophical writings, translated with introduction and notes, by Robert Latta. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898)

Death

Died at Virginia Water, Surrey 18.2.1932.

Sources

  • Who was Who
  • Robert Latta (1865-1932) in scottishphilosophy.org, website of The International Association for Scottish Philosophy
  • also, Robert Latta in The University of Glasgow Story.