Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers - Search Results
Loading

Results

  • Netherlands Close
Sort By:  1-10 of 20 (2 pages)
Results per page:
         
...Urquhart, Thomas Thomas Urquhart was born in the north of Scotland in 1611, the son of Thomas (later Sir Thomas) Urquhart of Cromarty and Christine, née Elphinstone. He went to King’s College, Aberdeen, in 1622, but did not graduate. He...

Van Braam Houckgeest, Andreas Everardus (1739–1801)

Stephen J. Gutwald

Central Michigan University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Biographical Entry

...Van Schaack, Peter Van Buren, Martin Silvester, Peter Morris, Gouverneur Locke, John Jay, John Bloomfield, Maxwell Benson, Egbert Travel writer, diplomat, Washington, George Van Braam Houckgeest, Andreas Everardus Mery, M. L. E. Moreau de...
...Boate (or De Boot, Bootius, Botius), Arnold and Gerard Arnold and Gerard Boate were Dutch physicians and brothers whose careers closely intersected, and whose varied interests in the reform of learning and scientific enquiry in the British...

Kemp, Francis Adrian van der [also François Adriaan] (1752–1829)

Michael Driedger

Brock University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Biographical Entry

...Van der Kemp was a Dutch immigrant to New York State. He is significant for an understanding of the American Enlightenment primarily because of his important correspondence with leading American public figures such as John and Abigail...
...Ferguson, Robert Robert Ferguson was born in Scotland, near Aberdeen and died in London. He may have studied at the University in Aberdeen, but by 1655 he had left Scotland – for good, as it turned out – to live in England....
...Sinnich, John John Sinnich was born in Co. Cork in 1603 and died in Louvain in 1666. He was the son of Maurice Sinnich and Eleanor Hogan. He was schooled in Cork city before embarking, probably in the early 1620s, for the University...

Romans, Bernard (fl. 1720–84)

Bruce P. Lenman

University of St Andrews Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Biographical Entry

...Bernard Romans was a Dutchman, a man of many talents, who played an active role in the war of the American Revolution. The sum of his career is more important than the parts, for he was one of the few Continental European intellectuals...
...Pell, John William Pell was born in Southwick, Sussex on 1 March 1610 and died in London on 12 December 1685. A precocious child, he was deemed ready for university education by his teachers at the Free School of Steyning when only thirteen...

Smith, William (1698–1741)

M.A. Stewart

Lancaster University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

James Moore

Biographical Entry

...Smith, William William Smith was born in Belfast and died in Amsterdam on 16 November 1741. He was the son of a prominent Belfast merchant and studied philosophy and theology at Glasgow University (MA, 1714). He was licensed as a preacher...
...Abendana, Isaac We do not know the precise year of Isaac’s birth, but The Jewish Encyclopedia describes him as the younger bother of Jacob Abendana, rabbi to Jewish communities first in Amsterdam then in London, who was born in 1630...