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(b. Strachan, Kincardineshire, April 26th, 1710, d. Glasgow, October 7th, 1796). Essay on Quantity (1745); An Inquiry into the Human Mind on the Principles of Common Sense (1764); The Logics of Aristotle appended to Lord Kamess Sketches of the History of Man (1773), Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man (1785); and Essays on the Active Powers of the Human Mind (1788). Works, with Dissertation and Notes, by Sir William Hamilton, and with a Life by Dugald Stewart, in 1846. For Criticism, see Priestley, Dugald Stewart, Brown, Royer Collard, Cousin, Professor Fraser, and McCosh.