Overview

George Steuart MacKenzie

(1780—1848) chemist, geologist, and antiquary


Related Overviews

Royal Society

phrenology

aesthetics

Archibald Alison (1757—1839) Scottish Episcopal clergyman and writer on aesthetics

See all related overviews in Oxford Index » »

 

'George Steuart MacKenzie' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Philosophy

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

George Steuart Mackenzie was born on 22 June 1780 and died in October 1848. On the death of his father in 1796, he succeeded to the baronetcy of Coul in Ross-shire. Mackenzie developed strong scientific interests as a young man, and was a Fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh, eventually becoming Vice-President of the latter. He wrote books and articles on various topics, including mineralogy, phrenology and agriculture.

[...]

From The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Philosophy.


Reference entries

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