Francis Hutcheson - Quotes

There are 2 quotes by Francis Hutcheson at Find your favorite quotations and top quotes by Francis Hutcheson from this hand-picked collection . Feel free to share these quotes and sayings on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr & Twitter or any of your favorite social networking sites.

That action is best which procures the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers. ---->>>

Wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means. ---->>>


Nationality: Irish
Born: August 8, 1694
Birthplace: Saintfield, County Down, Ulster, Ireland
Die: August 8, 1746
Occupation: Philosopher

The Rev. Francis Hutcheson (8 August 1694 – 8 August 1746) was an Irish philosopher born in Ulster to a family of Scottish Presbyterians who became known as founding fathers of the Scottish Enlightenment. Hutcheson took ideas from John Locke, and he was an important influence on the works of several significant Enlightenment thinkers, including David Hume and Adam Smith (wikipedia)