Scottish theologian and
philosopher (1811-1894). McCosh, a
Calvinist minister, made his name as one of the group to leave the established
Church and set up the Free Church of Scotland in 1843 (a group led by Thomas
Chalmers). He taught at Queens College in Belfast, before
becoming President of the College of New Jersey, Princeton in 1868.
He wrote on a wide variety of theological, philosophical and
psychological topics. His major
works included The Method of Divine
Government, Physical and Moral (1850), The
Scottish Philosophy from Hutcheson to Hamilton (1875), and The
by: Thomas Dixon
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