James Beattie (1735 - 1803)

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Birthplace: Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Aderdeen, Scotland
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About James Beattie

Biographical Summary

BEATTIE, JAMES. 25/10/1735-18/08/1803. Ref: 119. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire.
  • Place of Death: Aberdeen.
  • Place of interment: St Nicholas' churchyard, Aberdeen.
  • Profession: Poet, Moralist, Philosopher.
  • Appointments Held: Schoolmaster & Parish Clerk; Professor 1760, Logic and Moral Philosophy, Marischal College, Aberdeen.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MA (Aberdeen 1753).
  • Postgraduate Studies: LL.D.
  • Marital Status: Married (1767) Mary Dunn.
  • References: DNB 4, 1885, 22-5; Chambers 1, 85; Anderson 1, 263-6; Shapin 34.
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Edinburgh Philosophical Society: Non Residential.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 68

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James Beattie, Professor of Logic and Moral Philosophy, Marischal College, Aberdeen's Timeline

1735
October 25, 1735
Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland
1767
1767
Age 31
1803
August 18, 1803
Age 67
Aderdeen, Scotland
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Aberdeen, Scotland