James Mackintosh


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Sir James Mackintosh (24 October 1765 – 30 May 1832) was a Scottish jurist, politician and historian. His studies and sympathies embraced many interests. He was trained as a doctor and barrister, and worked also as a journalist, judge, administrator, professor, philosopher and politician.

Mackintosh was born at Aldourie, 7 miles from Inverness. Both his parents were from old Highland ... more »

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  • ''The Commons, faithful to their system, remained in a wise and masterly inactivity.''
    James Mackintosh (1765-1832), Scottish philosopher. Vindiciae Gallicae, ch. 1 (1791).
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