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Duguld Stewart

Birthplace: In the College buildings of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Burial: Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Matthew Stewart, Professor of Mathematics Edinburgh University and Marjory Stewart of Catrine
Husband of Helen Bannantyne and Helen d'Arcy Cranstoun
Father of Matthew Stewart
Brother of Janet Stewart

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About Duguld Stewart, Professor of Moral Philosophy Edinburgh University

Biographical Summary

STEWART, DUGALD. 22/11/1753-11/06/1828. Ref: 1431. Male.

  • Place of Birth: In the College buildings of Edinburgh.
  • Place of Death: 5 Ainslie Place, Edinburgh.
  • Place of interment: Canongate Churchyard, Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Philosopher, Mathematician.
  • Appointments Held: Teacher 1772, Joint Professor 1775-85, Mathematics, 1785-1810, Moral Philosophy, Edinburgh University; 1806-1828 Writer, Edinburgh Gazette.
  • Schools and Tutors: High School, Edinburgh 1761-5.
  • Undergraduate Studies: 1766-70 Edinburgh University, 1771-2 Glasgow University, MA(Edinburgh).
  • Publications: "The Philosophy of the Human Mind" 1792, etc.
  • Marital Status: Married 1st (1783) Helen Bannantyne d.1787, 2nd (1790) Helen D'Arcy Cranstoun d.1838.
  • Family: son Col. Matthew Stewart FRSE 1784-1851.
  • Mother: Marjory Stewart of Catrine, Ayrshire.
  • Father: Matthew Stewart FRSE 1717-85.
  • Other Family: Uncle of Patrick Miller, FRSE 1782-1871.
  • References: DNB 54, 1898, 282-6; Irving 497; Chambers 7, 316; Anderson 3, 518-20; Shapin 442; S Devlin-Thorp Scotland's Cultural Heritage 1, 1981; W P Anderson 1931, 550-2.
  • Memberships: FRS (1814).
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Service to the RSE: Councillor 1789-96, Councillor (Physical) 1812-14.
  • Edinburgh Philosophical Society: 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. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 889

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November 22, 1753
Edinburgh, Scotland
Age 30
June 11, 1828
Age 74
Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland