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...Brown, ThomasAbercrombie, John John Abercrombie was born in Aberdeen on 12 October 1780 and died suddenly in Edinburgh on 14 November 1844. He was the only son of the Revd George Abercrombie. His early education was in Aberdeen...
...Hay, David Ramsay David Ramsay Hay was born in Edinburgh in March 1798 and died there on 10 September 1866. His father died prematurely, leaving the family penniless, but he was provided with something of an education by David Ramsay...
...Royal Institute of Philosophy Harold F. Hallett was born in Steyning, Sussex and died in St Agnes on 24 April 1966. After receiving his early education in Brighton, Hallett trained as an engineer, earning a BSc (engineering) from the London...

Douglass, William (c. 1681–1752)

Peter R. Virgadamo

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...Dr. William Douglass, a product of the Scottish Enlightenment, brought new ideas of science and medicine to provincial New England. He helped professionalize American medicine with the controlled use of inoculation, identified scarlet fever...

Garden, Alexander (1730–91)

Bruce P. Lenman

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

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...Alexander Garden was a Scot from Aberdeenshire born to a Church of Scotland minister also called Alexander. He became an important naturalist and an eminent Rose, William Linnaeus, Carl Gregovius, Johannes Gordon, James Franklin, Benjamin...
...Nisbet, Charles Charles Nisbet's contribution to the American Enlightenment reflects the paradoxical way in which ideas intermixed in America. His synthesis of Enlightenment learning and Calvinist orthodoxy, along with his critique...
...George, James James George was born on 8 November 1800 at Muckhart in the County of Perth (now in Clackmannanshire), Scotland. While he was a young child, George's family relocated to Kinross, where he received a primary education....
...Burnet, John Aquinas, St Thomas John Burnet was born in Edinburgh University Edinburgh on 9 December 1863 and died in St Andrews on 26 May 1928. Educated at the Royal High School, he studied Latin, Greek, Sanskrit and natural philosophy...
...Norman Duncan Smith was born in Dundee, Scotland on 5 May 1872, the sixth and youngest child of a cabinet maker. In 1910 he married longtime friend Amy Kemp, whose last name he substituted for his own neglected middle name. Smith attended...

Ferguson, Alexander Stewart (1883–1958)

M.A. Stewart

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...Ferguson, A.S. Neoplatonists St Andrews University A.S. Ferguson was born in Banffshire on 28 July 1883 and died in Aberdeen on 18 March 1958. After schooling in London he attended the University of St Andrews, where he was a pupil of John...