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Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696–1782)

Kames, Henry Home, Lord. A Scottish author and jurist; born at Kames, Berwickshire, in 1696; died at Edinburgh, Dec. 27, 1782. Educated at the University of Edinburgh, after nearly thirty years’ practice as lawyer he became judge in 1752. Besides important legal works, he wrote on antiquities, metaphysics, ethics, religion, æsthetics, education, agriculture, etc. His chief literary production is ‘Elements of Criticism’ (3 vols., 1762).