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The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment

A Broadie

The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment

A Broadie

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This volume offers a philosophical perspective on an 18th century movement that has been influential on western culture.

- Publisher Introduction Alexander Broadie; 1. The context of the Scottish Enlightenment Roger Emerson; 2. Religion and rational theory M. A. Stewart; 3. The human mind and its powers Alexander Broadie; 4. Anthropology: the 'original' of human nature Aaron Garrett; 5. Science in the Scottish Enlightenment Paul Wood; 6. Scepticism and common sense Heiner Klemme; 7. Moral sense and the foundations of morals Luigi Turco; 8. The political theory of the Scottish Enlightenment Fania Oz-Salzberger; 9. Economic theory Andrew Skinner; 10. Natural jurisprudence and the theory of justice Knud Haakonssen; 11. Legal theory John Cairns; 12. Sociality and socialisation Christopher J. Berry; 13. Historiography Murray Pittock; 14. Art and aesthetic theory Alexander Broadie; 15. The impact on Europe Michel Malherbe; 16. The impact on America: Scottish philosophy and the American Founding Samuel Fleischacker; 17. The nineteenth-century aftermath Gordon Graham.

- Publisher The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment offers a philosophical perspective on an eighteenth-century movement that has been profoundly influential on western culture. A distinguished team of contributors examines the writings of David Hume, Adam Smith, Thomas Reid, Adam Ferguson, Colin Maclaurin and other Scottish thinkers, in fields including philosophy, natural theology, economics, anthropology, natural science and law. In addition, the contributors relate the Scottish Enlightenment to its historical context and assess its impact and legacy in Europe, America and beyond. The result is a comprehensive and accessible volume that illuminates the richness, the intellectual variety and the underlying unity of this important movement. It will be of interest to a wide range of readers in philosophy, theology, literature and the history of ideas.

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This volume offers a philosophical perspective on an 18th century movement that has been influential on western culture.
- Publisher

Introduction Alexander Broadie; 1. The context of the Scottish Enlightenment Roger Emerson; 2. Religion and rational theory M. A. Stewart; 3. The human mind and its powers Alexander Broadie; 4. Anthropology: the 'original' of human nature Aaron Garrett; 5. Science in the Scottish Enlightenment Paul Wood; 6. Scepticism and common sense Heiner Klemme; 7. Moral sense and the foundations of morals Luigi Turco; 8. The political theory of the Scottish Enlightenment Fania Oz-Salzberger; 9. Economic theory Andrew Skinner; 10. Natural jurisprudence and the theory of justice Knud Haakonssen; 11. Legal theory John Cairns; 12. Sociality and socialisation Christopher J. Berry; 13. Historiography Murray Pittock; 14. Art and aesthetic theory Alexander Broadie; 15. The impact on Europe Michel Malherbe; 16. The impact on America: Scottish philosophy and the American Founding Samuel Fleischacker; 17. The nineteenth-century aftermath Gordon Graham.
- Publisher

The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment offers a philosophical perspective on an eighteenth-century movement that has been profoundly influential on western culture. A distinguished team of contributors examines the writings of David Hume, Adam Smith, Thomas Reid, Adam Ferguson, Colin Maclaurin and other Scottish thinkers, in fields including philosophy, natural theology, economics, anthropology, natural science and law. In addition, the contributors relate the Scottish Enlightenment to its historical context and assess its impact and legacy in Europe, America and beyond. The result is a comprehensive and accessible volume that illuminates the richness, the intellectual variety and the underlying unity of this important movement. It will be of interest to a wide range of readers in philosophy, theology, literature and the history of ideas.
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A Broadie

Alexander Broadie is Professor of Logic and Rhetoric at the University of Glasgow. His recent publications include Why Scottish Philosophy Matters (2000) and The Scottish Enlightenment: The Historical Age of the Historical Nation (2001).

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  • Catalogue Code 226073
  • Product Code 0521003237
  • EAN 9780521003230
  • Pages 384
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Cambridge University Uk
  • Publication Date Apr 2003
  • Dimensions 225 x 163 x 23 mm
  • Weight 0.612kg

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