Gabriel Hercules Malan South Africa

Biography of Gabriel Hercules Malan

Gabriel Hercules Malan matriculation slip 1914-15
Gabriel Hercules Malan matriculation slip 1914-15

Gabriel Hercules Malan graduated DPhil from the University in 1916. He was born in Worcester, South Africa, son of George Stephanus, an editor.

Malan had gained his MA from Cape Town before enrolling at the University in 1914 to carry our further study in Psychology and Philosophy. The latter subject he attended with fellow South African, Modiri Molema in session 1914-15.

Mala undertook research on the subject of the dialectical method as conceived by Hegel and the post-Hegelians, and graduated with the thesis An absolute logical criterion in 1916.


Archival Materials

  • R14/1 List of Research students and fellows, with index Feb 1897-Oct 1924
  • R8/5/35/6 Matriculation Slip 1914-1915 Men M - Q


Gabriel Hercules Malan
Born 5 December 1886.
Died 5 September 1959.
GU Degree: DPhil, 1916;
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
English snippet: Social Sciences graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 30th Jun 2014

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South Africa South Africa, Worcester
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