Bain, Alexander (1818-1903)

Bain, Alexander, writer on mental philosophy of the empirical school, was born in Aberdeen in 1818, filled the chair of Logic there from 1860 to 1881, and then was elected Rector of his university. From 1855 he published nearly a score of works—the most important The Senses and the Intellect (1855), The Emotions and the Will (1859), Mental and Moral Science (1868), Logic (1870), Education as a Science (1879), and books on the two Mills. He died in September 1903.
1. Chamber's Biographical Dictionary, Philadelphia, 1926, page 61.

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