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Conclusion

Alexander Broadie

in A History of Scottish Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616275
eISBN:
9780748652471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616275.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

There has been a long tradition of philosophising in Scotland. After the Reformation, Scottish philosophers were no less interested than their predecessors had been in the philosophy being done ... More


Scottish Philosophy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Gordon Graham (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199560684
eISBN:
9780191814419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560684.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book contains twelve chapters which cover the history of Scottish philosophy after the much more celebrated period of the eighteenth-century Scottish Enlightenment. The opening chapter surveys ... More


Introduction

Alexander Broadie

in A History of Scottish Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616275
eISBN:
9780748652471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616275.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book tries to show that Scotland has a rich philosophical tradition, created by many people, and testifying to a deep interest in abstract speculation which has characterised Scottish culture ... More


Scottish Philosophy Abroad

Gordon Graham

in Scottish Philosophy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199560684
eISBN:
9780191814419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560684.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter is divided into three separate sections devoted in order to Europe, North America, and Australasia. In the first section, attention is given to the reception of Scottish philosophical ... More


Ferguson in Germany: An Overview

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/9780198205197.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents an overview of the reception of the Scottish philosopher in Germany during the Enlightenment. It states that though Ferguson was not the first Scottish writer to be admired by ... More


The Controversial Virtue of Thrift in the Early American Republic

Daniel Walker Howe

in Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter shows thrift to be a subject of long-standing and often bitter disputes over which vision of human thriving would define the character of American society. It argues that the very notion ... More


Postscript: On Writing the History of Scottish Philosophy in the Age of Enlightenment

Paul Wood

in Scottish Philosophy in the Eighteenth Century, Volume I: Morals, Politics, Art, Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199560677
eISBN:
9780191761300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560677.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter reflects on the historiographical challenge posed by the subject matter of this volume. There is the contentious question of whether there came into being in the eighteenth century a ... More


Moral Philosophy: Practical and Speculative

Aaron Garrett and Colin Heydt

in Scottish Philosophy in the Eighteenth Century, Volume I: Morals, Politics, Art, Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199560677
eISBN:
9780191761300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560677.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents a general account of the speculative and practical moral philosophy of eighteenth-century Scotland. It gives particular attention to three topics: the Scottish insistence that ... More


Common Sense and Ideal Theory in Seventeenth-Century Scottish Philosophy

Giovanni Gellera

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/9780198783909.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In the nineteenth century James McCosh and many others identified the Common Sense school with “Scottish philosophy” tout court: the supposedly collective “Scottish” reply to Hume was the rejection ... More


Scottish Philosophy and the First World War

Cairns Craig

in Scottish Literature and World War I

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474454599
eISBN:
9781474495943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454599.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Now overshadowed by the Scottish Enlightenment, it was the idealism of Edward Caird, Craig notes, which was the dominant philosophy of the Anglophone world on the eve of the First World War. The ... More


Thomas Reid and the Common Sense School

Paul Wood

in Scottish Philosophy in the Eighteenth Century, Volume I: Morals, Politics, Art, Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199560677
eISBN:
9780191761300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560677.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter uses the career of Thomas Reid to challenge conceptions of the Scottish Enlightenment that take their lead from Hume’s version of the ‘science of man’. It illustrates the interplay of ... More


Scottish Theology: Contexts and Traditions

David Fergusson and Mark W. Elliott

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I: Celtic Origins to Reformed Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759331
eISBN:
9780191819889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759331.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

The introduction outlines the strategy of the three-volume project with its attention to theological texts, themes, movements, and figures all situated in their historical context. The ways in which ... More


Introduction

Aaron Garrett and James A. Harris

in Scottish Philosophy in the Eighteenth Century, Volume I: Morals, Politics, Art, Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199560677
eISBN:
9780191761300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560677.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the main themes covered in the present volume. It highlights the interdisciplinary approach taken in the choice of contributors to the volume which ... More


Introduction: Seventeenth-Century Scottish Philosophy

Alexander Broadie

in Scottish Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198769842
eISBN:
9780191822667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769842.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter provides an overview of Scottish philosophy in the seventeenth century. Seventeenth-century Scotland produced a vibrant philosophical culture rich in achievement, with philosophers ... More


Scottish Philosophy in the Eighteenth Century, Volume I: Morals, Politics, Art, Religion

Aaron Garrett and James A. Harris (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199560677
eISBN:
9780191761300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560677.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

A History of Scottish Philosophy is a series of collaborative studies, each volume being devoted to a specific period. Together they provide an account of the Scottish philosophical tradition, from ... More


Hume In and Out of Scottish Context

James A. Harris and Mikko Tolonen

in Scottish Philosophy in the Eighteenth Century, Volume I: Morals, Politics, Art, Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199560677
eISBN:
9780191761300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560677.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers the extent to which David Hume is properly regarded as a Scottish philosopher at all. It begins by looking at A Treatise of Human Nature and argues that there is little, if ... 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


Common Sense in the Scottish Enlightenment

C. B. Bow (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198783909
eISBN:
9780191826559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783909.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book explores the philosophical and historical significance of common sense philosophy in the Scottish Enlightenment. As one of eighteenth-century Scotland’s most original intellectual products, ... More


Reid and the Foundations of Scottish Common Sense

Douglas McDermid

in The Rise and Fall of Scottish Common Sense Realism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789826
eISBN:
9780191848094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789826.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In the Preface to his Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics (1783), Immanuel Kant (1724–1804) famously complained that common sense is the last refuge of the cynical and ambitious littérateur who, ... More


Mixed Reactions: Princeton and Andover Seminaries and Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0038
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The nineteenth century fought with Edwards over human nature. New England thinkers at Yale and Andover tried to bend Edwards toward the new Scottish philosophy of human consciousness, Princeton ... More


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