Alexander Bain

 
Profession : Philosopher
Nationality : Scottish
Birth : 11th June, 1818
Death : 18th September, 1903
About : Alexander Bain was a Scottish philosopher and educationalist in the British school of empiricism who was 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 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.

Alexander Bain Quotes

Instinct is untaught ability.
Tags : Instinct Topics : Ability

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