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The Cambridge companion to the Scottish Enlightenment, edited by Alexander Broadie

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The Cambridge companion to the Scottish Enlightenment, edited by Alexander Broadie
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-358) and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The Cambridge companion to the Scottish Enlightenment
Nature of contents
bibliographydictionaries
Oclc number
123911276
Responsibility statement
edited by Alexander Broadie
Series statement
Cambridge companions to philosophy
Summary
In this volume 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
Table Of Contents
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; CONTRIBUTORS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CHRONOLOGY OF EVENTS RELATING TO THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT; Introduction; 1 The contexts of the Scottish Enlightenment; 2 Religion and rational theology; 3 The human mind and its powers; 4 Anthropology: the 'original' of human nature; 5 Science in the Scottish Enlightenment; 6 Scepticism and common sense; 7 Moral sense and the foundations of morals; 8 The political theory of the Scottish Enlightenment; 9 Economic theory; 10 Natural jurisprudence and the theory of justice; 11 Legal theory
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