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Thomas Reid

Born: 26-Apr-1710
Birthplace: Strachan, Kincardineshire, Scotland
Died: 7-Oct-1796
Location of death: Glasgow, Scotland
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: Scotland
Executive summary: Epistemologist, Common Sense school

Father: Lewis Reid (minister, Church of Scotland)
Mother: Margaret Gregory
Wife: Elizabeth (m. 1740, nine children)

    University: Marischal College, University of Aberdeen (1726)
    Professor: King's College, University of Aberdeen (1752-64)
    Professor: Moral Philosophy, University of Glasgow (1764-81)

    Aberdeen Philosophical Society Co-Founder (1758)

Author of books:
An Inquiry Into the Human Mind on the Principles of Common Sense (1764)
Essays on the Intellectual Powers (1785)
Essays on the Active Powers (1788)



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