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John Mair

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  1. His "sane conservatism" and his sceptical, logical approach to the study of texts such Aristotle or the Bible, were less prized in the subsequent age of humanism where a more committed, and linguistic/literary, approach prevailed

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  2. much admired in his day and an acknowledged influence on all the great thinkers of the time

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  3. a very renowned teacher and his works much collected and frequently republished across Europe

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  4. a Scottish philosopher and historian

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  5. His influence in logic (especially the analysis of terms), science (impetus and infinitesimals), politics (placing the people over kings), Church (councils over Popes), and international law (establishing the human rights of "savages" conquered by th

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