Dugald Stewart

1753 - 1828

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Dugald Stewart (; 22 November 1753 – 11 June 1828) was a Scottish philosopher and mathematician. Today regarded as one of the most important figures of the later Scottish Enlightenment, he was renowned as a populariser of the work of Francis Hutcheson and Adam Smith. His lectures at the University of Edinburgh were widely disseminated by his many influential students. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dugald Stewart has received more than 121,746 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Dugald Stewart is the 1,067th most popular philosopher, the 4,536th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 85th most popular British Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Dugald Stewart ranks 1,067 out of 1,089Before him are Bernard Bosanquet, C. I. Lewis, Peter Kreeft, Susan Haack, Leonard Peikoff, and Yuval Steinitz. After him are Cornel West, Mary Midgley, Patricia Hill Collins, Richard David Precht, Richard Crashaw, and Walter Kaufmann.

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Among people born in 1753, Dugald Stewart ranks 31Before him are Évariste de Parny, Fyodor Alekseyev, Thomas Bewick, Nikolay Lvov, Edward Pigott, and William Beechey. After him are James McHenry and William Eustis. Among people deceased in 1828, Dugald Stewart ranks 33Before him are Samuel Frederick Gray, Rachel Jackson, Vincenzo Monti, Louis Augustin Guillaume Bosc, Thomas Bewick, and DeWitt Clinton. After him are John Oxley and William Few.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Dugald Stewart ranks 4,536 out of 6,924Before him are Katie Leung (1987), Adam Lallana (1988), John Connelly (1938), David Platt (1966), Finola Hughes (1959), and Ellie Goulding (1986). After him are Michelle Gomez (1966), Billy Liddell (1922), Julian Bailey (1961), Des'ree (1968), Joe Cornish (1968), and Ian Raby (1921).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, Dugald Stewart ranks 85Before him are William Ames (1576), C. H. Dodd (1884), J. J. C. Smart (1920), Simon Blackburn (1944), Bernard Bosanquet (1848), and Susan Haack (1945). After him are Mary Midgley (1919), Richard Crashaw (1612), Kwame Anthony Appiah (1954), N. T. Wright (1948), and Colin McGinn (1950).