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Kames, Henry Home, Lord

Record IDcnp01342088
URIhttp://thesaurus.cerl.org/record/cnp01342088
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Biographical Data1696 - 1782
Last Edit2019-09-25

General Note

Lawyer, judge and philosopher. Born Kames 1696. Educated at home by private tutors, apprenticed to a writer to the signet aged 16, enrolled in the private civil law college of John Craig. Admitted Faculty of Advocates 1723. Early years in practice were difficult, but began to write on legal topics. Acquired a reasonable legl practice by 1736. Advocate -depute 1737. Appointed ordinary lord of session 1752, took the title Lord Kames. Commission for forfeited estates 1752, board of trustees for fisheries and manufactures 1754, director of the British Linen Company 1754-6. Founder member of the Select Society 1754. Vice-president of the Philosophical Society 1755. Commissioner of justiciary 1763. Interested in agricultural improvement. Wrote many legal works. Died Edinburgh 1782.
See also ta006341
Philosophe et magistrat.
Schott. Jurist u. Philosoph.

More Information

Further Biographical Data1696-1782
1696-Edinburgh, 27.12.1782
1696-27.12.1782
Intellectual ResponsibilityAuteur
Primary Language(s)English
Title of NobilityLord (gnd)
ActivityPersonen zu Philosophie (4.7p) (sswd)
Personen zu Recht (7.14p) (sswd)
Jurist (gnd)
Geographic NoteGB (iso3166)
NationalityBritish

Place of Activity

Place of BirthKames, Grande-Bretagne (1696)
Lieu de naissance
Place of DeathEdinburgh (1782)
Lieu de mort
Edinburgh, Grande-Bretagne (1782)
Lieu de mort

Names

HeadingKames, Henry Home, Lord
used in: The University of Aberdeen Library
Kames, Henry Home, Lord
used in: Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany
Home, Henry
used in: Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany; Common Library Network (GBV), Göttingen (Germany)
Home, Henry, Lord Kames
used in: British Library: English Short Title Catalogue - GK Heading, London (United Kingdom)
Kames, Henry Home, Lord
used in: British Library: English Short Title Catalogue - AACR2 Heading, London (United Kingdom)
Kames, Henry Home, lord
used in: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris
Variant NameHome, Henry, of Kames
Blacksmith, A.T.
Home, Heinrich
Home, Heinrich, Lord
Home, Henry
Home, Henry, Lord Kames
Home, Henry Kames, Lord
Home of Kames, Henry
Home of Kames, Henry, Lord
Kaimes, Henry
Kaimes, Henry Home, Lord
Kaims, Henry
Kaims, Henry Home, Lord
Kames, Henry
Kames, Henry H.
Kames, Henry H. ¬of¬
Kames, Henry Home
Kames, Lord
PseudonymBlacksmith, A. T.
Pseud.

Sources

Found inLOC. — DNB. — LCAuth. — BLNA, 1994-06 : Kames, Henry Home, Lord, 1696-1782. — Encyclopédie philosophique universelle, 1992. — BN Cat. gén.. — LCNA(AACR2). — GK55. — DNB. — NUC. — FA. — SCJ. — M, B 1986, BLC. — M, B 1986, BLC. — LCAuth. — Sketches of the history of man : 1778 / Henry Home Lord Kames, 1968 [reprod. de l'éd. de 1778]. — BLNA, 1994-06 : Kames, Henry Home, Lord, 1696-1782. — Encyclopédie philosophique universelle, 1992. — BN Cat. gén.. — M, B 1986, BLC. — LCAuth
Imprint SourcesElements of Criticism. - 1785
Elements of criticism
Essais historiques sur les loix. - 1766
Essays on the principles of morality and natural religion. - 1976
Essays upon several subjects concerning British antiquities. - 1763
Grundsätze der Kritik
Sketches of the history of man
Versuche über die Geschichte des Menschen. - 1775
Versuche über die Geschichte des Menschen. - 1783
Versuche über die ersten Gründe der Sittlichkeit. - 1786
Sketches of the history of man : 1778 / Henry Home Lord Kames, 1968 [reprod. de l'éd. de 1778]

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