Kames, Henry Home, Lord

Kames, Henry Home, Lord hyo͞om [key], 1696–1782, Scottish judge and philosopher. A man of broad interests and a wide-ranging intellect, his works included dissertations on Scottish law, agriculture, and problems of moral and aesthetic philosophy. Among his writings were Introduction to the Art of Thinking (1761) and Elements of Criticism (1762).

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