Skip to main content Skip to search results

Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828



  • Existence: 1753 - 1828

Dugald Stewart FRSE FRS (22 November 1753 – 11 June 1828) was a Scottish philosopher and mathematician. Today regarded as one of the most important figures of the later Scottish Enlightenment, he was renowned as a populariser of the work of Francis Hutcheson and Adam Smith. His lectures at the University of Edinburgh were widely disseminated by his many influential students. In 1783 he was a joint founder of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William Chamberlain letter

Mss 822566
Identifier: Mss 822566
Overview In English.