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Alexander Bain (1818–1903)

Bain, Alexander (bān). A distinguished Scotch philosophical writer; born at Aberdeen, 1818; died on Sept. 18, 1903. He became professor of natural philosophy at Glasgow, (1845); examiner in logic and moral philosophy for the University of London (1857–62, 1861–69); professor of logic (1860–80) at, and lord rector (1881) of, the University of Aberdeen. He belongs to the Spencerian or experiential school of philosophy, and teaches physiological psychology. His chief works are: ‘The Senses and the Intellect’ (1855); ‘The Emotions and the Will’ (1859), the two forming a complete course of mental philosophy; ‘English Composition and Rhetoric’ (1866); ‘Mental and Moral Science’ (1868); ‘Logic’ (2 vols., 1870); ‘Mind and Body’ (1873); ‘Education as a Science’ (1879); ‘James Mill and John Stuart Mill’ (1882); ‘Practical Essays’ (1884); etc.