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Alexander Bain (philosopher)


Who is Alexander Bain?

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.

  • also known as Бен Александр; Бэн, Александр
  • born on (196 years ago) in Aberdeen
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  • profession: Philosopher
  • died on (111 years ago) in Aberdeen
  • written works: "A companion to the Higher English grammar", "On the study of character", "A brief English grammar on a logical method", "The senses and the intellect", "Mystery and other violations of relativity", "A higher English grammar", "English grammar as bearing upon composition", "The Emotions and the Will"

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