- Robert Flint (theologian)
Robert Flint (1838 – 1910) was a Scottish theologian and
philosopher, who wrote also on sociology.
He was born near
Dumfriesand educated, at the University of Glasgow. After a few years of pastoral service, first in Aberdeenand then at Kilconquhar, Fife, he was appointed professor of moral philosophyand political economyat St. Andrewsin 1864.
From 1876 to 1903 he was professor of divinity at the
University of Edinburgh.
In 1904, "Philosophy as Scientia Scientarum" was published in which Flint argues that philosophy is the science of sciences responsible for discerning the rational and natural relationship among the sciences. He believed that the sciences "form a whole, a system in which each of them has its appropriate place..." (p. 7).
*Christ's Kingdom upon Earth (1865) sermons
*Philosophy of History in France and Germany (1874)
*Anti-Theistic Theories (1879)
*Historical Philosophy in France (1894)
*Sermons and Addresses (1899)
*Philosophy as scientia scientarum (1904)
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