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Hamilton, Sir William Stirling, baronet (1788–1856), philosopher

A. Ryan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/12144

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Hamilton, Sir William Stirling, baronet (1788–1856), philosopher, was born on 8 March 1788 in the College of Glasgow, the son of William Hamilton (1758–1790), professor of anatomy in the University of Glasgow, and Elizabeth, née Stirling (d. 1827), the daughter of a ...

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Subjects: Education ; Philosophy

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