Agreeable Connexions: Scottish Enlightenment Links with by Alexander Broadie PDF

By Alexander Broadie

Scotland has performed an incredible position in eu excessive tradition during the centuries, and between its cultural hyperlinks none were more than people with France. This e-book exhibits that the hyperlinks with France stretch again deep into the center a long time, and proceed and not using a holiday into the eighteenth century, the Age of Enlightenment. in a single approach or one other the entire significant figures of the Scottish Enlightenment have been in shut relation to France, and although this publication attends to the vast photograph of the cultural hyperlinks binding the 2 nations, the point of interest is on sure members, specially David Hume, Thomas Reid, Adam Smith and Adam Ferguson, and sure in their French opposite numbers reminiscent of Montesquieu, Madame de Condorcet, Victor Cousin and Theodore Jouffroy. well known one of the components below dialogue are scepticism and customary experience, morality and the position of sympathy, and civil society and the query of what constitutes solid citizenship. The ebook should still attract all with an curiosity within the large sweep of Scottish cultural heritage and extra quite within the country's Age of Enlightenment and its hyperlinks with France.

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