Thomas Reid

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Thomas Reid
Thomas Reid as pentit bi Henry Raeburn in 1796
Born 26 Apryle 1710(1710-04-26)
Strachan, Scotland
Died 7 October 1796(1796-10-07) (aged 86)
Glesga, Scotland
Alma mater University o Aiberdeen
Era 18t-century filosofie
Region Wastren Filosofie
Schuil Scots Common Sense Realism[1]
Scottish Enlightenment
Main interests
Metapheesics, epistemology, filosofie o Mynd, ethics
Notable ideas
Direct realism, epistemological freemitism

Thomas Reid FRSE (/rd/; 26 Apryle 1710 – 7 October 1796) wis a releegiously trained Scots filosofer, a contemporary o David Hume as well as "Hume's earliest an fiercest creetic".[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Selections from the Scottish Philosophy of Common Sense, ed. by G. A. Johnston (1915), essays by Thomas Reid, Adam Ferguson, James Beattie, and Dugald Stewart (online version).
  2. See Craig G. Bartholomew and Michael W. Goheen, Christian Philosophy page 138 (Baker Academic, 2013).