The Scottish Enlightenment

This book considers the totality of achievements from this most astonishing period of Scottish history and how they still animate and inspire the world today.

The Scottish Enlightenment

The Scottish Enlightenment

The Scottish Enlightenment was one of the greatest intellectual and cultural movements that the world has ever seen. Its legacy in philosophy, history, science, music, art, architecture, economics, and many other disciplines cannot be overstated. This book considers the totality of achievements from this most astonishing period of Scottish history and how they still animate and inspire the world today.

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The Scottish Enlightenment
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Alexander Broadie
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-01 - Publisher: Birlinn

Written for general reader, considers the achievement of this particular period of Scottish history. This book attends not only to the ideas that made the Scottish Enlightenment such a noted moment, but also to the people themselves who generated these ideas - men such as David Hume and Adam Smith.
The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: Alexander Broadie, Craig Smith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Provides a comprehensive introduction to the full range of achievements of the Scottish thinkers who so profoundly influenced western culture.
The Scottish Enlightenment
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Alexander Broadie
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Birlinn Limited

The Scottish Enlightenment was one of the greatest intellectual and cultural movements that the world has ever seen. Its legacy in philosophy, history, science, music, art, architecture, economics, and many other disciplines cannot be overstated. This book considers the totality of achievements from this most astonishing period of Scottish history
The Scottish Enlightenment
Language: en
Pages: 454
Authors: Arthur Herman
Categories: Civilization, Modern
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

Drawing on the most recent research, but written for the ordinary reader, this book looks at the influence of Scotland and the ideas of the Scottish Enlightenment upon western culture.
Virtue, Learning and the Scottish Enlightenment
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: David Allan
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-31 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This is a reassessment of the moral and theological foundations of modern Europe. It challenges a number of deeply rooted assumptions about the basis of both Scottish culture and of Enlightenments in general. It argues that the formidable dual influences of humanism and Calvinism forced a discussion about the essentially