See also:earl of Buchan, the "
See also:Wolf of
See also:Badenoch," was a member of the university of St Andrews . He was in orders, and a hanger-on at the
See also:court of
See also:James V . The last entry of the payment of a pension of £40 appears in the accounts of 1541 . He was known as a poet in his own
See also:Lyndsay and
See also:Rolland refer to him . Portions of his minor
See also:verse are preserved in the
See also:Bannatyne and
See also:MSS . His chief
See also:work is a metrical
See also:translation of
See also:Hector Boece's
See also:History, in obedience to the command of James V., who entrusted Bellenden with its translation into Scots
See also:prose . Stewart's version remained in MS. till 1858, when it was edited by W . Turnbull for the " Rolls Series (3 vols.) . The MS. is now in the library of the university of Cambridge . Ethical, and
See also:Political Philosophy since the Revival of Letters." In 1822 he was struck with
See also:paralysis, but recovered a
See also:fair degree of
See also:health, sufficient to enable him to resume his studies . In 1827 he published the third
See also:volume of the Elements, and in 1828, a few
See also:weeks before his
See also:death, The Philosophy of the Active and Moral
See also:Powers . He died in
See also:Edinburgh on the 11th of
See also:June 1828 .
See also:monument to his memory was erected on Calton
See also:Hill . Stewart's philosophical views are mainly the
See also:reproduction of his
See also:Reid (for his ethical views see ETHICS) . He upheld Reid's psychological method and expounded the "
See also:doctrine, which was attacked by the two Mills . Unconsciously, however, he fell away from the pure Scottish tradition and made concessions both to moderate empiricism and to the French ideologists (Laromiguiere, Cabanis and Destutt de Tracy) . It is important to
See also:notice the energy of his declaration against the
See also:argument of
See also:ontology, and also against Condillac's
See also:sensationalism .
See also:Kant, he confessed, he could not understand . Perhaps his most valuable and
See also:original work is his theory of taste in the Philosophical Essays . But his reputation rests rather on his inspiring eloquence and the beauty of his
See also:style than on original work . Stewart's
See also:works were edited in 11 vols . (1854—1858) by
See also:Hamilton and completed with a memoir by
See also:Veitch .
See also:Matthew Stewart (his eldest son) wrote a
See also:life in
See also:Annual Biography and Obituary (1829), republished privately in 1838 . For his philosophy see McCosh, Scottish Philosophy (1875), pp .
162—173; A .Bain,
See also:Mental Science, pp . 208, 313 and app . 29, 65, 88, 89; Moral Science, pp . 639 seq.; Sir L .
See also:English Thought in the XVIIIth Century .
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