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James Beattie

British Abolitionists: James Beattie (1735-1803)

Article details Beattie's life, from the perspective of his abolitionist beliefs. Includes works by and about him.

Columbia Encyclopedia: Beattie, James

Presents the life of the Scottish poet and essayist James Beattie.

James Beattie (1735—1803)

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy looks at his life and career, selected works, criticism of Hume, and place in the common sense school.

Of the Perception of Truth in General

Text of James Beattie essay taken from 'Selections from the Scottish Philosophy of Common Sense' [1915].

Representative Poetry Online: Beattie, James

Furnishes link to poems and biographical information, including literary period, education, religion, and occupations.

Significant Scots: James Beattie

Detailed biography explores the philosopher's family, childhood, employment, poetry, and essays.

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