Mackintosh, Sir James (17631832)

Mackintosh, Sir James, philosopher and politician, born in Inverness-shire; took his degree in medicine, but went to the London bar; was a Whig in politics; wrote “Vindiciæ Gallicæ” in reply to Burke's philippic; defended Peltier, Bonaparte's enemy, in a magnificent style, and contributed a masterly preliminary “Dissertation on Ethics” to the “Encyclopædia Britannica” (17631832).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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