Author:John Veitch

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John Veitch
Scottish poet, philosopher, and historian of the Scottish border

This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles written by this author are designated in the EB1911 by the initials "J. V."

John Veitch


  • Memoir of Sir William Hamilton, Bart (1869) Blackwood's Philosophical Classics
  • The Tweed, and other Poems (1875) external link
  • Lucretius and the Atomic Theory (1875) external link
  • The history and poetry of the Scottish border; their main features and relations (1878) external link
  • Sir William Hamilton: the man and his philosophy: two lectures delivered before the Edinburgh Philosophical Institution, January and February 1883 (1883)
  • Institutes of Logic (1885)
  • The feeling for nature in Scottish poetry (1887)
  • Knowing and Being (1889)
  • Merlin and other poems (1889)
  • Dualism and Monism, and other essays (1895)
  • Border Essays (1896)

As editor[edit]


  • Discourse on the method of rightly conducting the reason, and seeking truth in the sciences (1850) from Discours de la méthode by Descartes
  • Miditationes (1852) by Descartes

Contributions to EB1911[edit]


Works about Veitch[edit]

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.