Why We Should Defend The Enlightenment
Defining the Enlightenment, in time, space and substance, has proven challenging. Yet agreement does exist about certain ideas that originated or matured during this period, about political and econom...
Why We Should Defend The Enlightenment
Defining the Enlightenment, in time, space and substance, has proven challenging. Yet agreement does exist about certain ideas that originated or matured during this period, about political and econom...
George Lokert
George Lokert of Ayr (c. 1485 - 1547) was a Scottish philosopher and theologian who made significant contributions to the study of logic. A pupil of John Mair, he also studied and taught at the Univer...
Alasdair Urquhart
Alasdair Ian Fenton Urquhart /ˈɜrkərt/, born 20 December 1945, is an emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto. He has made notable contributions to the field of logic, especiall...
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Classical economics
Classical economics is widely regarded as the first modern school of economic thought. Its major developers include Adam Smith, Jean-Baptiste Say, David Ricardo, Thomas Malthus and John Stuart Mill.A...
Adam Smith
Adam Smith (16 June 1723 NS – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish moral philosopher, pioneer of political economy, and key Scottish Enlightenment figure.Smith is best known for two classic works: The Theory...
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Alexander Macfarlane
Alexander Macfarlane FRSE (21 April 1851 – 28 August 1913) was a Scottish logician, physicist, and mathematician.Macfarlane was born in Blairgowrie, Scotland and studied at the University of Edin...
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George Jardine
George Jardine FRSE (1742–1827) was a Scottish minister of religion, philosopher, academic and educator. He was Professor at the University of Glasgow, of Greek from 1774, and then Professor of Logic ...
Alexander Broadie
Alexander Broadie FRSE (born 18 October 1942, Edinburgh) is a Scottish historian of philosophy, specialising in the fields of medieval philosophy and the philosophy of the Enlightenment. He was the fi...
William Duncan (philosopher)
William Duncan (1717 in Aberdeen – 1760 in Aberdeen) was a Scottish natural philosopher and classicist, professor of natural philosophy at Marischal College, Aberdeen.Educated at Marischal Colle...
The Theory of Moral Sentiments
The Theory of Moral Sentiments is a 1759 book by Adam Smith. It provided the ethical, philosophical, psychological, and methodological underpinnings to Smith's later works, including The Wealth of Na...
Norman Kemp Smith
Norman Kemp Smith FRSE (1872 – 3 September 1958) was a Scottish philosopher who was Professor of Psychology (1906–14) and Philosophy (1914-19) at Princeton University and was Professor of Logic and Me...
The Wealth of Nations
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher A...
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