Alexander Bain

Alexander Bain (11 June 1818 – 18 September 1903) 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 of the University of Aberdeen.
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Name(s):
      Alexander Bain
Occupation:
      Philosopher, Educationalist
Birth:
      June 11, 1818, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Death:
      September 18, 1903, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Education:
      Marischal College,
      University of Aberdeen
Influenced by:
      John Stuart Mill,
      James Mill,
      Auguste Comte,
      George Henry Lewes,
      Étienne Bonnot de Condillac,
      George Grote

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  • Alexander Bain – Wikipedia
    Alexander Bain (11 June 1818 – 18 September 1903) 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.
  • Alexander Bain | Scottish philosopher | Britannica
    Alexander Bain. Scottish philosopher. Alexander Bain, (born June 11, 1818, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scot. —died Sept. 18, 1903, Aberdeen), Scottish philosopher who advanced the study of psychology with his work on mental processes and who strove to improve education in Scotland.
  • Alexander Bain – Biography, Facts and Pictures
    Alexander Bain was a Scottish educationalist and philosopher. He is known as one of the most innovative and prominent minds in the fields of logic, education reform, psychology, linguistics and moral philosophy.
  • Alexander Bain: Biography on Undiscovered Scotland
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