Karl Pearson

Standard Name: Pearson, Karl

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Amy Levy
In this, says biographer Christine Pullen, AL was switching her emotional dependence from Karl Pearson (who, she felt, had betrayed their friendship) to Lee,
Pullen, Christine. The Woman Who Dared: A Biography of Amy Levy. Kingston University Press, 2010.
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who was personally charismatic as well as being a writer...
Family and Intimate relationships Olive Schreiner
OS met Karl Pearson (later a noted academic and two years younger than herself) at the Men and Women's Club , which he founded. They became very close friends, attempting to treat each other as...
Friends, Associates Emma Frances Brooke
EFB met Olive Schreiner either through the Fellowship of the New Life or the Men and Women's Club , where both were associates. Schreiner read but remained noncommittal about EFB 's unpublished paper, The Woman...
Friends, Associates Amy Levy
Others among her friends were Ellen Wordsworth Crofts , who later became the mother of the poet Frances Cornford , and Karl Pearson , mathematician, eugenicist, and founder of the Men and Women's Club .
Pullen, Christine. The Woman Who Dared: A Biography of Amy Levy. Kingston University Press, 2010.
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Friends, Associates Olive Schreiner
In England she also formed close friendships and intellectual bonds with feminist and socialist intellectual Eleanor Marx , barrister and mathematics professor Karl Pearson , and socialist pioneer Edward Carpenter . Others she met in...
Intertextuality and Influence Jane Hume Clapperton
JHC 's work influenced both the women's movement and advocates for social change generally. It became, according to Mohan Rao , the principal text of eugenics in the nineteenth century.
Rao, Mohan. From Population Control to Reproductive Health: Malthusian Arithmetic. Sage Publications, 2004.
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In his article Socialism...
Intertextuality and Influence Isabella Ormston Ford
As her biographer June Hannam notes, IOF engages substantially with the work of Karl Pearson for Women and Socialism, especially his idea that there has never been a Labour Question without a Woman's Question...
Leisure and Society Amy Levy
She confessed also that to live like Clementina Black and her sister, doing their own housework, did not accord with my own Philistine, middle class notions of comfort.
Beckman, Linda Hunt. Amy Levy: Her Life and Letters. Ohio University Press, 2000.
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She engaged, however, in socially provocative...
Leisure and Society Henrietta Müller
Henrietta Müller joined Karl Pearson 's Men and Women's Club , a London circle of freethinkers which discussed topics including prostitution, sexuality, marriage, birth control, and women's emancipation.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Bland, Lucy. Banishing the Beast: Sexuality and the Early Feminists. New Press, 1995.
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politics Emma Frances Brooke
During this time EFB also became an associate of Karl Pearson 's Men and Women's Club , an intellectual group that formed in 1885 to debate the relations between the sexes. Although she never officially...
politics Jane Hume Clapperton
JHC was an associate of Karl Pearson 's Men and Women's Club , which was formed in London to debate the relations of the sexes.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Bland, Lucy. Banishing the Beast: Feminism, Sex and Morality. Tauris Parke, 2002.
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politics Isabella Ormston Ford
In London in the early 1880s, IOF and her sisters became members of a precursor to Karl Pearson 's Men and Women's Club (lauched in October 1885). Referred to simply as a men and women's...
politics Olive Schreiner
OS 's feminist and socialist involvement in London included joining the Men and Women's Club , an intellectual organisation that struggled with issues of moral change. The club stressed the intellectual equality of men and...
Author summary Olive Schreiner
OS was a political and social activist as well as a writer. Her biographer Liz Stanley says she was internationally probably the best-known feminist writer and theorist from the 1880s through to the 1930s.
Stanley, Liz. “Encountering the Imperial and Colonial Past through Olive Schreiner’s Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland”. Women’s Writing, No. 2, pp. 197 -19.
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Textual Production Emma Frances Brooke
EFB presented a critique of Karl Pearson 's paper The Woman Question at a meeting of the Wollstonecraft Club (a society aiming at social change which later became the Men and Women's Club ).
Daniels, Kay. “Emma Brooke: Fabian, feminist and writer”. Women’s History Review, No. 2, pp. 153 -68.
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Walkowitz, Judith R. “Science, Feminism and Romance: The Men and Women’s Club 1885-1889”. History Workshop Journal, No. 1, pp. 36 -59.
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Timeline

1883
Karl Pearson , closest disciple
Heilmann, Ann. New Woman Strategies: Sarah Grand, Olive Schreiner, Mona Caird. Manchester University Press, 2004.
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of Sir Francis Galton (who took over Galton's Eugenics Record Office in 1907), published a lecture, The Ethic of Freethought, which endorses the limitations imposed on women by childbearing.
9 July 1885
Karl Pearson (then a solemn, rationalist young barrister) held the first meeting of a society designed to talk about sex in a spirit of high seriousness and sense of intellectual adventure:
Walkowitz, Judith R. “Science, Feminism and Romance: The Men and Women’s Club 1885-1889”. History Workshop Journal, No. 1, pp. 36 -59.
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the Men and Women's Club