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Thomas Reid
  • Name: Thomas Reid
  • Born: 05/07/1710
  • Died: 10/07/1796 (86 years old)

Thomas Reid FRSE (/rd/; 7 May (O.S. 26 April) 1710 – 7 October 1796) was a religiously trained Scottish philosopher. He was the founder of the Scottish School of Common Sense and played an integral role in the Scottish Enlightenment. In 1783 he was a joint founder of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. A contemporary of David Hume, Reid was also “Hume’s earliest and fiercest critic”.

School: University of Aberdeen

Birth Place: Strachan, Scotland

Death Place: Glasgow, Scotland

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