james mark baldwin

Baldwin

[bawld-win]
noun
1.
James, 1924–87, U.S. writer.
2.
James Mark, 1861–1934, U.S. psychologist.
3.
Loammi [loh-am-ahy] , 1740–1807, U.S. civil engineer and developer of the Baldwin apple.
4.
Matthias William [muh-thahy-uhs] , 1795–1866, U.S. inventor, manufacturer, and philanthropist.
5.
Roger, 1884–1981, U.S. advocate of constitutional rights: a founder of the American Civil Liberties Union.
6.
Stanley (1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley) 1867–1947, British statesman: prime minister 1923–24, 1924–29, 1935–37.
7.
a variety of red, or red and yellow, winter apple, grown especially in the northeast U.S.
8.
a town on S Long Island, in SE New York.
9.
a city in W Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.
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Baldwin (ˈbɔːldwɪn)
 
n
1.  James Arthur. 1924--87, US Black writer, whose works include the novel Go Tell it on the Mountain (1954)
2.  Stanley, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley. 1867--1947, British Conservative statesman: prime minister (1923--24, 1924--29, 1935--37)

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Baldwin
masc. proper name, from O.Fr. Baldoin (Fr. Baudouin), from a Gmc. source, cf. O.H.G. Baldawin, lit. "bold friend," from bald "bold" (see bold) + wini "friend" (see win). A popular Flemish name, common in England before and after the Conquest.
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james mark baldwin

philosopher and theoretical psychologist who exerted influence on American psychology during its formative period in the 1890s. Concerned with the relation of Darwinian evolution to psychology, he favoured the study of individual differences, stressed the importance of theory for psychology, and was critical of narrow experimentalism.

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