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Thomas Brown

Metaphysics
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Born Jan 9, 1778

Thomas Brown FRSE was a Scottish metaphysician. He was born at Kirkmabreck, Kirkcudbright, where his father Rev. Samuel Brown was parish clergyman. He was a wide reader and an eager student. Educated at several schools in London, he went to the University of Edinburgh in 1792, where he attended Dugald Stewart's moral philosophy class, but does not appear to have completed his course.… Read More

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1778 Birth Born in 1778.

TEENAGE

1792 14 Years Old Their son was a wide reader and an eager student. Educated at several schools in London, he went to the University of Edinburgh in 1792, where he attended Dugald Stewart's moral philosophy class, but does not appear to have completed his course. … Read More

THIRTIES

1808 30 Years Old After twice failing to gain a professorship in the university, he was invited, during an illness of Dugald Stewart in the session of 1808–1809, to act as his substitute, and during the following session he undertook much of Stewart's work. … Read More
1810 32 Years Old In 1810 he was appointed as colleague to Stewart, a position which he held for the rest of his life. Brown was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society in 1815. … Read More

FORTIES

1820 42 Years Old 1 More Event
He was advised to take a trip to London, where he died in 1820 aged 42. … Read More
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