Book ID: CBB837217994

Adam Ferguson and the Idea of Civil Society: Moral Science in the Scottish Enlightenment (2018)


Smith, Craig (Author)

Edinburgh University Press

Publication Date: 2018
Physical Details: 264
Language: English

Craig Smith explores Ferguson's thought and examines his attempt to develop a genuine moral science and its place in providing a secure basis for the virtuous education of the new elite of Hanoverian Britain. The Ferguson that emerges is much closer to the mainstream of the Scottish Enlightenment than previous studies have suggested.

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Authors & Contributors
Allen, David Elliston
Davie, George Elder
Pancaldi, Giuliano
Hilz, Helmut
Schwedt, Georg
Bensaude-Vincent, Bernadette
Neusis: The Greek Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
Philosophical Writings
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Huntington Library Quarterly
History of the Human Sciences
Journal of the History of Ideas
Ashgate Publishing
Princeton University Press
Deutsches Museum
Science and society
Natural history
Societies; institutions; academies
Electricity; magnetism
Ferguson, Adam
Brown, Thomas
Hume, David
Reid, Thomas
Stewart, Dugald
Hamilton, William Rowan
Time Periods
18th century
19th century
20th century, early
17th century
Great Britain
Select Society of Edinburgh

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