#8724 Overall Influence

Henry Home, Lord Kames

Scottish lawyer and writer

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From Wikipedia

Henry Home, Lord Kames was a Scottish writer, philosopher, advocate, judge, and agricultural improver. A central figure of the Scottish Enlightenment, a founding member of the Philosophical Society of Edinburgh, and active in the Select Society, he acted as patron to some of the most influential thinkers of the Scottish Enlightenment, including the philosopher David Hume, the economist Adam Smith, the writer James Boswell, the chemical philosopher William Cullen, and the naturalist John Walker.

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University of Edinburgh

Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#591 World Rank
Sociology
#706 World Rank
Law
#749 World Rank
Anthropology
#887 World Rank
History
#3716 World Rank
Literature
#4402 World Rank
Philosophy