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Bain, Alexander (1818–1903)


Subject Philosophy

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405106795.2004.x


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Scottish psychologist and philosopher, born in Aberdeen and Professor of Logic and Rhetoric at University of Aberdeen. Bain sought to unite associationist psychology, reflex physiology and empiricist philosophy in a single theory of the mind and founded the journal Mind to promote this project. His understanding of belief in terms of action prepared the ground for the development of pragmatism. His major works include The Senses and the Intellect (1855) and The Emotions and the Will (1859). ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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