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Bain, Alexander

Born: 1818 AD
Died: 1903 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: Scottish
Categories: Philosophers, Psychologists


Invented the electric clock, facsimile machine and earth battery.


1818 - Born on the 11th of June in Aberdeen, Scotland.


1836 - He entered Marischal College.


1840 - Became a provider to the Westminster Review (first article "Electrotype and Daguerreotype,").


1841 - Bain substituted for Dr Glennie, the professor of moral philosophy.


1842 - Helped Mill with the change of the manuscript of his System of Logic.


1843 - He contributed the first review of the book to the London and Westminster.


1845 - Selected professor of mathematics and natural philosophy in the Andersonian University of Glasgow.


1848 - Moved to London to fill a post in the Board of Health.


1855 - He in print his first major work, The Senses and the Intellect.


1859 - The Emotions and the Will.


1860 - Appointed by the crown to the new chair of logic and English literature at the University of Aberdeen.


1871 - Recognized by the conferment of the honorary degree of doctor of laws by the University of Edinburgh.


1872 - Two publications in the "International Scientific Series", namely, Mind and Body.


1879 - Education as a Science.


1903 - Alexander Bain died on 18th of September at the age of 85.


1904 - His autobiography was published.





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