Henry Home, Lord KamesHenry Home, Lord Kames
) was a Scottish philosopher
of the 18th century
. Born in Kames, Berwickshire
, he became a barrister
and was one of the leaders of the Scottish Enlightenment
. In 1752
, he was "raised to the bench", thus acquiring the title of Lord Kames.
His works included Essays on the Principles of Morality and Natural Religion (1751), Introduction to the Art of Thinking (1761), Elements of Criticism (1762), and Sketches of the History of Man (1776).