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Bain, Alexander

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

Nationality: Scottish
Categories: Philosophers, Psychologists

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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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