The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment

The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment

by Alexander Broadie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521003237

ISBN-13: 9780521003230

Pub. Date: 03/01/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A distinguished team of contributors examines the writings of David Hume, Adam Smith, Thomas Reid, Adam Ferguson, Colin Maclaurin and other Scottish thinkers, in philosophy, natural theology, economics, anthropology, natural science and law. The contributors also relate the Scottish Enlightenment to its historical context and assess its impact and legacy in Europe,

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A distinguished team of contributors examines the writings of David Hume, Adam Smith, Thomas Reid, Adam Ferguson, Colin Maclaurin and other Scottish thinkers, in philosophy, natural theology, economics, anthropology, natural science and law. The contributors also relate the Scottish Enlightenment to its historical context and assess its impact and legacy in Europe, America and beyond. The volume is of interest to a wide range of readers in philosophy, theology, literature and the history of ideas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521003230
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
382
Sales rank:
1,021,231
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

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.

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