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Disturbers of the Peace

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0038
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

It was An Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth; in opposition to Sophistry and Scepticism, a work that went through five editions between its first appearance in 1770 and the death of David ... More


The “New Empire of Common Sense”: The Reception of Common Sense Philosophy in Britain, 1764–1793

Paul B. Wood

in Common Sense in the Scottish Enlightenment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198783909
eISBN:
9780191826559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783909.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Although the rise of Scottish common sense philosophy was one of the most important intellectual developments of the Enlightenment, significant gaps remain in our understanding of the reception of ... More


Recovery through Catharsis

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In London, the anguished and frustrated David Hume paused for final reconsideration of his plans for the future. As the problem of his health could not profitably be discussed with James Oswald, he ... More


Multidirectional Memory, Many-Headed Hydras and Glasgow

Michael Morris

in Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382776
eISBN:
9781786944009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter forms a case study of memory/amnesia around slavery in Glasgow and proposes that a number of high profile events in the year 2014 may prove to be a turning point in this regard. The ... More


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