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Introduction

John R. Patterson

in Landscapes and Cities: Rural Settlement and Civic Transformation in Early Imperial Italy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198140887
eISBN:
9780191712166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198140887.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Engaging with Fergus Millar’s observation that ‘Italy under the Empire has no history’, the introduction outlines the aims of the book, which is envisaged as a contribution to the history of imperial ... More


Introduction: Pursuing Democracy

JOHN NORTH

in Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262764
eISBN:
9780191753947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262764.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter draws attention to Fergus Millar's uncompromising desire for fairness and cooperation in all the societies and all the activities that concern him, and to the generosity ... More


In arto et inglorius labor: Tacitus’s Anti-history

KATHERINE CLARKE

in Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262764
eISBN:
9780191753947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262764.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In his Todd Memorial Lecture given in Sydney in 1997, Fergus Millar not only questioned the value of Tacitus as a source for the Principate, but also professed difficulty in discerning ‘what the ... More


Economic Torts

Tony Weir

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265931
eISBN:
9780191683008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265931.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book is based closely on the lectures delivered by Tony Weir in 1996 as part of the Clarendon Law lectures series sponsored by Oxford University Press. It is a book which contains a number of ... More


On Republican Constitutionalism in the Age of Commerce: Reflections from the Scottish Enlightenment

Adam Tomkins

in Legal Republicanism: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559169
eISBN:
9780191720956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559169.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents a vision of republican constitutionalism that emanates from the political conflicts of 17th-century England. It explores the tension between the values of republican ... More


Leisure and Laughter

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/9780199243365.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Throughout the spring of 1749 David Hume remained in London widening his literary contacts. The Philosophical Essays, which Andrew Millar had published, had gone unanswered and seemingly unnoticed ... More


Four Dissertations

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/9780199243365.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The four dissertations which Andrew Millar accepted for publication had probably been composed between 1749 and 1751, after David Hume's return from Turin and before he plunged into active ... More


The Significance of Scotland in Germany

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the impact and influence of the Scottish Enlightenment on the German Aufklärung. Scottish works formed an important segment of the general influx of British books into Germany ... More


From Savagery to Decadence: Ferguson, Millar, and Gibbon

Robert Launay

in Savages, Romans, and Despots: Thinking about Others from Montaigne to Herder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226575254
eISBN:
9780226575421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226575421.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

French Enlightenment writing about savagery, centered on America and Oceania, was centrally concerned with the relationship between property and inequality, while writing about despotism in Asia ... More


Law and Enlightenment: Ivan Tret’iakov and Semen Desnitskii

G. M. Hamburg

in Russia's Path Toward Enlightenment: Faith, Politics, and Reason, 1500-1801

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300113136
eISBN:
9780300224191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113136.003.0013
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the place of law in Russian Enlightenment thought by focusing on the views of Ivan Andreevich Tret’iakov (1735–1776) and Semen Efimovich Desnitskii. Outside of the government ... More


Discourse and Knowledge: The Making of Enlightenment Sociology

Piet Strydom

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238058
eISBN:
9781846312960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312960
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

By closely analysing the contributions of such theorists as More, Hobbes, Vico, Montesquieu, Ferguson and Millar to the emergence of sociology in its original form, this book follows the discursive ... More


“Famous as a School for Law, as Edinburgh … for Medicine”: Legal Education in Glasgow, 1761–1801

John W Cairns

in Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines legal education in the University of Glasgow during the period 1761–1801, focusing on John Millar's tenure as chair of Civil Law. Millar succeded Robert Davidson, who failed to ... More


John Millar, Ivan Andreyevich Tret’yakov, and Semyon Efimovich Desnitsky: A Legal Education in Scotland, 1761–1767

John W Cairns

in Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the influence of John Millar on two young Russian students, Semyon Efmovich Desnitsky and Ivan Andreyevich Tret'yakov, who arrived to study in Glasgow University in 1761, the ... More


From “Speculative” to “Practical” Legal Education: The Decline of the Glasgow Law School, 1801–1830

John W Cairns

in Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the decline of the Glasgow Law School during the period 1801–1830. When John Millar died in 1801, he was succeeded by Robert Davidson, who lacked his predecessor's broad, ... More


John Millar’s Lectures on Scots Criminal Law

John W Cairns

in Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on John Millar's lectures on Scots criminal law as Regius Chair of Civil Law in the University of Glasgow from 1761 to 1801, along with his legal philosophy and approach to Scots ... More


Hamesucken and the Major Premiss in the Libel, 1672–1770: Criminal Law in the Age of Enlightenment

John W Cairns

in Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines prosecutions for hamesucken between 1672 and 1770, the first date being that of the establishment of the refounded Court of Justiciary. One of John Millar's last surviving ... More


Contributions to Enlightenment Sociology

in Discourse and Knowledge: The Making of Enlightenment Sociology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238058
eISBN:
9781846312960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238058.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents a discourse analysis of the sociology of the Enlightenment. It consists of an analysis of the constructive steps represented by early authors such as Thomas More, Thomas Hobbes, ... More


Discursive Construction of Enlightenment Sociology

in Discourse and Knowledge: The Making of Enlightenment Sociology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238058
eISBN:
9781846312960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238058.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the public discourse through which the construction of Enlightenment sociology was achieved. It focuses on the incorporation of the discursive contributions of Thomas More, ... More


Composing the Scottish Enlightenment

in The Enlightenment & the Book: Scottish Authors & Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226752525
eISBN:
9780226752549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226752549.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

It is important to understand that David Hume's success came not only from the greater readability of his post-Treatise writings but also from the careful management and cultivation of his career as ... More


[5] the Heyday of Scottish Enlightenment Publishing

in The Enlightenment & the Book: Scottish Authors & Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226752525
eISBN:
9780226752549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226752549.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the heyday of publishing in the Scottish Enlightenment. Aside from a number of new books that William Strahan merely printed for Thomas Cadell, as he had formerly printed books ... More


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