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A Common‐Sense Kant?

Karl Ameriks

in Kant and the Historical Turn: Philosophy as Critical Interpretation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199205349
eISBN:
9780191709272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205349.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter builds on the contrast between Hume and Kant by showing how the Critical philosophy can be understood as an ally of Reid's critique of empiricism and the whole tradition of the ‘way of ... More


The Scottish School of Common Sense Philosophy

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/9780748616275.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers a few ingredients that are arguably central to the common sense philosophy, and indicates some consequent problems concerning the question of membership of the Scottish school, ... More


The Canons of Common Sense

William J. Abraham

in Canon and Criterion in Christian Theology: From the Fathers to Feminism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250035
eISBN:
9780191600388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250030.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The great Princeton theology of the nineteenth century sought to conserve the faith of the Church by combining a commitment to sola scriptura with the tenets of Common Sense philosophy imported from ... More


Hume's Fragments of Union and the Fiction of the Scottish Enlightenment

Susan Manning

in Impressions of Hume

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199256525
eISBN:
9780191719707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256525.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers political, psychological, and grammatical forms of connection and their implications for narrative analogies between self and nation developed in relation to the 1707 Union ... More


Introduction: Cloven Tongues of Fire

Michael Rossi

in The Republic of Color: Science, Perception, and the Making of Modern America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226651729
eISBN:
9780226651866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226651866.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introductory chapter sketches the early nineteenth century roots of American color science, beginning with the work of the American researcher, Joseph Henry. Henry was an exponent of “common ... More


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


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


You Are Special: The Anti-Intellectualism of Sentimental Evangelicalism

Todd M. Brenneman

in Homespun Gospel: The Triumph of Sentimentality in Contemporary American Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199988983
eISBN:
9780199370009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988983.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Because evangelicals have relied so heavily on Scottish Common Sense philosophy for understanding the world and encouraging people to moral action, contemporary evangelicals have encountered ... More


The Making of an Evangelical

Daniel Ritchie

in Isaac Nelson: Radical Abolitionist, Evangelical Presbyterian, and Irish Nationalist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941282
eISBN:
9781789629149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941282.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book’s first chapter considers Isaac Nelson’s family background and early religious influences – including his membership of Henry Cooke’s May Street Presbyterian Church. It considers Nelson’s ... More


The Year of Delusion

Daniel Ritchie

in Isaac Nelson: Radical Abolitionist, Evangelical Presbyterian, and Irish Nationalist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941282
eISBN:
9781789629149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941282.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The title of the third chapter is the same as that of Isaac Nelson’s critique of the 1859 Revival in Ulster, The Year of Delusion. It analyses Nelson’s approach to the revival in relation to the ... More


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