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Baxter, Andrew (1686/7–1750), natural philosopher and metaphysician, was born at Old Aberdeen, the son of a merchant and his wife, Elizabeth Frazer. Baxter studied at King's College, Aberdeen, from 1699 to 1703, and in 1719 was employed by the Hays of Drumelzier, whom he subsequently served in various capacities. While residing with the ...

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Bohm, David Joseph (1917–1992), physicist and philosopher, was born on 20 December 1917 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA, the son of Samuel Bohm, proprietor of a furniture store, and his wife, Freda. Both parents were immigrants from Europe, his father being born in the ...

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Boole, George (1815–1864), mathematician and logician, was born on 2 November 1815 in Lincoln, the eldest of four children of a local tradesman, John Boole (1777–1848), and his wife, Mary Ann (1780–1854). He adopted a love of learning from his father, who was active in the local mechanics' institute, to such an extent that in his teens he was employed as a teacher at schools in ...

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George Boole (1815–1864) by unknown artist, 1847 ? National Portrait Gallery, London

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Campbell, Norman Robert (1880–1949), physicist and philosopher, was born on 7 March 1880 at 19 Westbourne Terrace, Kensington, London, the third son of William Middleton Campbell of Camis-Esken, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, a sugar merchant, and his wife, Edith Agneta Bevan. He was educated at ...

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Cheyne, James (c. 1545–1602), teacher of philosophy and mathematics, was born about 1545, the second son of John Cheyne (d. 1547), laird of Arnage in Aberdeenshire, and his wife, Janet (also known as Christian) Fraser, daughter of the laird of Durres. He was a student of grammar and philosophy at the ...

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Christie, Samuel Hunter (1784–1865), experimental philosopher and scientific administrator, was born on 22 March 1784, the son of James Christie (c.1739–1825), tailor, and his wife, Sarah Margaret Pomroy (c.1737–1813). From a very early age Christie displayed great mathematical ability, and he was first educated at the school in ...

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Samuel Hunter Christie (1784–1865) by Ernest Edwards, pubd 1865 ? National Portrait Gallery, London

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Dick, Thomas (1774–1857), writer on science and philosopher, was born on 24 November 1774 in the Hilltown of Dundee, the youngest of three children of Mungo Dick and Margaret Stroak. His father was a handloom weaver of moderate means who served as treasurer for the ...

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Thomas Dick (1774–1857) by unknown artist Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Drysdale, Charles Vickery (1874–1961), electrical engineer and social philosopher, was born in Paris, France, on 8 July 1874, the eldest son of Charles Robert Drysdale (1828/9–1907) [see under Drysdale, George (1824-1904)] and Alice Drysdale Vickery (1844–1929), both physicians. Although eventually becoming senior physician to the ...

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Good, Irving John [Jack] (1916–2009), statistician and applied philosopher, was born Isidore Jacob Gudak at Queen Charlotte's Hospital, Hammersmith, London, on 9 December 1916, the son of Morris Edward Gudak, later Morris Edward Good (1885–1958), a watchmaker, master jeweller, and author (as Moshe Oved...

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Heytesbury, William (d. 1372/3), logician and natural philosopher, was probably born in Wiltshire. He was educated at Oxford, and was a fellow of Merton College in 1330. He was active in college life: in 1337 or 1338, for instance, he travelled with a colleague from ...

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Sir Julian Sorell Huxley (1887–1975) by Howard Coster, 1939 ? National Portrait Gallery, London

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Huxley, Sir Julian Sorell (1887–1975), zoologist and philosopher, was born on 22 June 1887 at 61 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London, the eldest of three sons and a daughter of Leonard Huxley (1860–1933) and his first wife, Julia Frances Arnold (1862–1908). Leonard Huxley was at this time a schoolmaster at ...

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Jourdain, Philip Edward Bertrand (1879–1919), historian of mathematics and logic, was born on 16 October 1879 at Ashbourne vicarage, Derbyshire, one of the large family of Francis Jourdain, vicar of Ashbourne, and his wife, Emily, formerly Clay. Among his siblings, an elder sister, ...

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Philip Edward Bertrand Jourdain (1879–1919) by unknown photographer The Master and Fellows, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Kirkman, Thomas Penyngton (1806–1895), mathematician and philosopher, was born on 31 March 1806 in Bolton, Lancashire, the only son of John Kirkman (d. 1839), cotton dealer, and his wife, Elizabeth. Baptized Pennington, he adopted the spelling Penyngton in later life. He was educated at ...

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Polanyi, Michael (1891–1976), physical chemist and philosopher, was born in Budapest in March 1891, the fifth of six children and third son of Mihály Polacsek, a railway entrepreneur and civil engineer of Jewish extraction, and his wife, Cecília Wohl. Due to carelessness in registering his birth, its exact date is unknown. His family celebrated it on the 11th; his entry in ...

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Michael Polanyi (1891–1976) by Lucia Moholy, 1938 ? Lucia Moholy; collection National Portrait Gallery, London