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Reid, Thomas

Record IDcnp01883374
Biographical Data1710 - 1796
Place of BirthStrachan
Place of DeathGlasgow
Last Edit2019-09-25

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Schott. Philosoph, Professor für Moralphilosophie an der Universität Glasgow.
Philosophe. Note de regroupement par domaine: Philosophie (100)..
Natural and moral philosopher. Born Strachan, Kincardineshire 1710. Educated Kincardine O'Neill parish school, then Aberdeen grammar school 1722. Entered Marischal Coll., 1723, M.A. 1726 then continued studies. Licensed to preach by Kincardine O'Neill 1731, served there 1732-3. Librarian, Marischal Coll., 1733-6. Visited England 1736. Presented to the living of Newmachar 1737. Regent, King's Coll., 1751. One of the founders of the Aberdeen Philosophical Society 1758. Honorary D.D., Marischal Coll., 1762. Published Inquiry into the Human Mind, on the Principles of Common Sense 1764. Professor of moral philosophy, University of Glasgow, May 1764-80. Burgess and guild brother of Glasgow Sept 1764. Represented Univ. of Glasgow at general assembly of Church of Scotland 1767, 1772. Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783. Vice-rector, Univ. of Glasgow 1784-5. Active in the Glasgow Literary Society. Published two major works 1785, 1788. Died Glasgow 1796.

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Further Biographical Data1710 - 1796
Intellectual ResponsibilityAuteur
Primary Language(s)English
ActivityPersonen zu Philosophie (4.7p) (sswd)
Philosoph (gnd)
Geographic NoteGB (iso3166)

Place of Activity

Place of BirthStrachan
Place of ActivityAberdeen
Aberdeen, County
im Ort Strachan. -- Geburtsort
Aberdeen, County
im Ort Strachan. -- Geburtsort
Place of DeathGlasgow

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See alsoUniversity of Glasgow


HeadingReid, Thomas
used in: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris; British Library: English Short Title Catalogue - AACR2 Heading, London (United Kingdom); Koninklijke Bibliotheek - National Library of the Netherlands, Den Haag (Netherlands); Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany; The University of Aberdeen Library
Reid, Thomas, D.D.
used in: British Library: English Short Title Catalogue - GK Heading, London (United Kingdom)
Reid, Thomas, Philosoph
used in: Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany; Common Library Network (GBV), Göttingen (Germany)
Variant NameReid, Tho.


Found inLCAuth. — BLNA, 2000-12. — Larousse 19e s.. — WBIS - http://db.saur.de/WBIS (2013-01-03). — BN Cat. gén.. — GK55. — NUC. — M. — LOC. — DNB. — King's Fasti 62, 63. — Marischal Fasti 74, 84, 301. — Papers of Thomas Reid at: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/historic/Thomas_Reid. — DNB
Imprint SourcesReid, Thomas: Untersuchungen über den menschlichen Geist. - 1782
Practical ethics : being lectures and papers on natural religion, self-government, natural jurisprudence and the law of nations / Thomas Reid ; ed. from the manuscripts with an introd. and a comment. by Knud Haakonssen, 1990
Recherches sur l'entendement humain, d'après les ... / By Thomas Reid., 1768
Reid, Thomas: An inquiry into the human mind, on the principle of common sense. - 1765
Reid, Thomas: Essays on the active powers of man. - 1788
Reid, Thomas: Essays on the powers of the human mind. - 1827
Reid, Thomas: Philosophical works
Reid, Thomas: Recherches sur l'entendement humain. - 1768
Reid, Thomas: The Works
Reid, Thomas: The works of Thomas Reid. - 1852
Reid, Thomas: Ueber die Natur und Heilung der Lungensucht. - 1787
T110558: his An inquiry into the human mind, on the principles of common sense, 1764 tp=By Thomas Reid


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