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- Alexander Bain was a Scottish philosopher and educationalist in the British school of empiricism and a prominent and innovative figure in the fields of psychology, linguistics, logic, moral philosophy and education reform. He founded Mind, the first ever journal of psychology and analytical philosophy, and was the leading figure in establishing and applying the scientific method to psychology. Bain was the inaugural Regius Chair in Logic and Professor of Logic at the University of Aberdeen, where he also held Professorships in Moral Philosophy and English Literature and was twice elected Lord Rector.
- Alexander Bain was a Scottish inventor and engineer who was first to invent and patent the electric clock. He installed the railway telegraph lines between Edinburgh and Glasgow.
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by J.E. Roeckelein
The Scottish philosopher and psychologist Alexander Bain (1818-1903) elaborates on Thomas Hobbes' “sudden glory” humor theory in which one of the causes of laughter is the “triumph” over an enemy or a challenging or fatiguing task (e.g., ...
A Dictionary of Marketing (2016)
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Alexander Bain invents first fax machine (Scotland). The Philosophy of Advertising by Horace Greely. First largescale department store (France, Le Bon Marché). First fullpage ad in a US newspaper, advertising the literary paper, the New York ...
by Xerxes Mazda, Fraidoon Mazda
Invented by Alexander Bain in 1843, facsimile is the technique for transmitting printed documents, including drawings and pictures, in electronic form over a transmission medium.
by Centennial Professor of Philosophy John Lachs, PH.D, John Lachs, Robert B. Talisse
The major influence on Peirce's pragmatic maxim, according to Max Fisch, was Alexander Bain, the English empiricist author of The Emotions and the Will. According to Bain, belief is a volitional matter dedicated to action; however, it seems ...
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