Overview

John Dalrymple

(1726—1810) lawyer and historian


Related Overviews

David Hume (1711—1776) philosopher and historian

Adam Smith (1723—1790) moral philosopher and political economist

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Philosophy

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

John Dalrymple was born at Cranstoun (Scotland) and died on 26 February 1810. He was educated at Edinburgh University, and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (Fellow Commoner, 1746). He was admitted advocate at the Scottish Bar in 1748. In 1771 he became fourth Baronet of Cranstoun. He was Baron of the Exchequer between 1776 and 1807. He was a member of the Edinburgh Select Society, the membership of which included David Hume and Adam Smith.

[...]

From The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Philosophy.



Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.