The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment

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Alexander Broadie, Professor in Philosophy Alexander Broadie, Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press, Apr 10, 2003 - History - 366 pages
Introduction / Alexander Broadie -- The contexts of the Scottish Enlightenment / Roger Emerson -- Religion and rational theology / M.A. Stewart -- The human mind and its powers / Alexander Broadie -- Anthropology: the 'original' of human nature / Aaron Garrett -- Science in the Scottish Enlightenment / Paul Wood -- Scepticism and common sense / Heiner F. Klemme -- Moral sense and the foundations of morals / Luigi Turco -- The political theory of the Scottish Enlightenment / Fania Oz-Salzberger -- Economic theory / Andrew S. Skinner -- Natural jurisprudence and the theory of justice / Knud Haakonssen -- Legal theory / John W. Cairns -- Sociality and socialisation / Christopher J. Berry -- Historiography / Murray G.H. Pittock -- Art and aesthetic theory / Alexander Broadie -- The impact on Europe / Michel Malherbe -- The impact on America: Scottish philosophy and the American founding / Samuel Fleischacker -- The nineteenth-century aftermath / Gordon Graham.
 

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Contents

The contexts of the Scottish Enlightenment
9
Religion and rational theology
31
The human mind and its powers
60
Anthropology the original of human nature
79
Science in the Scottish Enlightenment
94
Scepticism and common sense
117
Moral sense and the foundations of morals
136
The political theory of the Scottish Enlightenment
157
Legal theory
222
Sociality and socialisation
243
Historiography
258
Art and aesthetic theory
280
The impact on Europe
298
The impact on America Scottish philosophy and the American founding
316
The nineteenthcentury aftermath
338
Select bibliography
351

Economic theory
178
Natural jurisprudence and the theory of justice
205

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About the author (2003)

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

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