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Henry Home, Lord Kames

Arthur E. McGuinness

Henry Home, Lord Kames

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Kames, Henry Home, Lord, 1696-1782,
    • Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 153-157.

      Statementby Arthur E. McGuinness.
      SeriesTwayne"s English authors series, TEAS82
      ContributionsKames, Henry Home, Lord, 1696-1782., Kames, Henry Home, Lord, 1696-1782., Kames, Henry Home, Lord, 1696-1782.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsB1435 .Z7M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p.
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5419526M
      LC Control Number73012606

      If your IP address is shown by Maxmind to be Lord Kames book of Germany and you were momentarily blocked, another issue Henry Home that some Web browsers erroneously cache the block. Kames anonymously published a Essays on Morality, disputing some of the more excessive points of Hume's theory of morals, religion and philosophy. He also wrote about the history of civilisation in a way that would lead directly to the development of the subjects of anthropology and sociology. However, as a lawyer and, afteras a judge on the Court of Session in Edinburgh, he made many of his most distinctive contributions through his works on the nature of law and legal development. He deployed a large range of ancient, medieval, and early-modern sources to trace the development of law and to explain that development in terms of interactions between principles of human nature and political, economic, and social circumstance. Lord Monboddo also debated Kames frequently; the two usually had a fiercely competitive and adversarial relationship.

      In Henry Home, at the age of 18, he Henry Home apprenticed to a Writer to the Signet an eminent solicitor in Edinburgh. The second was that of the herder of domestic animals, which encouraged the formation of larger groups but did not result in what Home considered a true society. Lord Monboddo was also a frequent debater of Kames, although these two usually had a fiercely competitive and adversarial relationship. As arguably Scotland's most accomplished jurist, Kames was an outsized figure in Edinburgh, and his offices at the law courts and the library of advocates were a gravitational point for the aspiring young Edinburgh intellectuals of the midth C.

      In he was apprenticed as a lawyer under a Writer to the Henry Home in Edinburghwas called to the Scottish bar as an advocate bar in Home was called to the bar in Kames was one of Henry Home judges that presided over the celebrated case of Joseph Knight, a West Indian slave brought by his master to Scotland, and handed down the decision that outlawed slavery in Scotland. Perhaps his most notable contribution to Scottish life as a judge was as part of a panel in the Joseph Knight case, which ruled that there could be no slavery in Scotland. Lord Kames also furthered the Enlightenment by supporting the careers of a number of other outstanding thinkers of his day. The third stage, agricultural society, required cooperation on a larger scale and new relationships to allow for trade and employment or slavery.


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Home was called to the bar in Kames was the elder statesman of the "Select Society" of Edinburgh in the s, the academy set up by the Enlightenment intelligentsia, that met weekly at the Library of Advocates, and transferred to the Poker Club later in the s.

His legal career subsequently flourished. In his book Sketches of the History of Man, inHome claimed that the environment, climate, or state of society could not account for racial differences, so that the races must have come from distinct, separate stocks.

Henry Home, Lord Kames —was an influential Scottish judge, a prolific man of letters, and one of the leading figures of the Enlightenment in Scotland, and his goal in this work is to show the study of law as a genuinely scientific inquiry and not a mere collection of facts for the lawyer to memorize.

Political smears and Jacobite claims did not prevent Home from ascending to the bench, however. His address in is shown as New Street on the Canongate. He deployed a large range of ancient, medieval, and early-modern sources to trace the development of law and to explain that development in terms of interactions between principles of human nature and political, economic, and social circumstance.

He used philosophy as a means of discovering principles which could be used to formulate political and social policies. Other publications ranged across the areas of religion, moral philosophy, law and agriculture.

In it Kames traces human history through four distinct stages—from hunter-gatherers, to animal herders, agriculturalists, and finally urban dwellers and seafarers. No laws were needed at these early stages except those given by the head of the family, clan, or tribe. All IP addresses in Germany are blocked.

Kames posited that the "desire for property" and "thirst for opulence" rather than pursuit of pleasure per se was the principal motivator of human behavior. Kames' writings, which demonstrate his philosophical approach to the law, helped shape the Scottish legal system.

The book was translated into German and published in America. James A. These studies created a new genre, the story of civilization, and laid down concepts that defined the fields of anthropology and sociology and influenced the modern study of history for years.

Indianapolis, Ind: Liberty Fund. In his jurisprudence, Kames specifically sought to explain the distinction between the nature of equity and common law and to address related questions, such as whether equity should be bound by rules and whether there should be separate courts of law and equity.

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