DR. THOMAS BROWN, LATE PROFESSOR OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH.

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George Watson


Dr. Thomas Brown, late Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh.

Mezzotint, May 1st. 1846.
16 1/2 x 13 1/8" (420 x 333 mm) plus title and wide margins.
Very good condition. Black & white. A stunning impression with a rich mezzotint bloom.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 32925
Price: $300.00
Publisher : Published by William Forrester, Edinburgh. Engraved by Henry Cousins.
Thomas Brown was recognized as one of the most influential philosophers of the Scottish School. Born and raised in Scotland, Brown received his academic training at the University of Edinburgh. Following his studies he became a lecturer at the University, in which capacity he received wide acclaim. In addition to his philosophical publications, Brown penned a number of highly regarded poetical works which won him a reputation as an accomplished poet. A chief defender of Hume’s principles, Brown was one of the last representatives of the Scotch School of philosophy. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Portraits , Famous People