14 June 2007

The Scottish Aristotle

He did write on Aristotle's logic; and he is perhaps as close to Aristotle in temperament as any modern philosopher.

The Universities of Aberdeen and of Glasgow--I discovered today--are planning a full-week conference on Thomas Reid in March 2010. "Reid in His Time and in Ours". Available information may be found here. With three years' advance notice, even extremely fussy and cautious writers will have time to contribute something.