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Moderatism

Thomas Ahnert

in The Moral Culture of the Scottish Enlightenment: 1690-1805

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300153804
eISBN:
9780300153811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153804.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the so-called “Moderates,” who are considered the classic representatives of the “religious Enlightenment” in Scotland and who first emerged as a distinct party within the ... More


Presbyterianism in Scotland After 1690

Thomas Ahnert

in The Moral Culture of the Scottish Enlightenment: 1690-1805

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300153804
eISBN:
9780300153811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153804.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the state of Scottish Presbyterianism in the decades immediately following the Glorious Revolution of 1688 – 89. The revolution had brought about the restoration of the ... More


Moderates in the Late Enlightenment

Thomas Ahnert

in The Moral Culture of the Scottish Enlightenment: 1690-1805

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300153804
eISBN:
9780300153811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153804.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Moderatism is often said to have declined intellectually from the 1790s onward, and to have turned into little more than a conservative, reactionary group that was interested primarily in securing ... More


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