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A History of Scottish Philosophy
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Contents; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. John Duns Scotus; 3. The fifteenth century; 4. The Circle of John Mair; 5. Humanism and after; 6. Scotland moves into the Age of Enlightenment; 7. David Hume; 8. Adam Smith; 9. The Scottish school of common sense philosophy; 10. The nineteenth century: Ferrier to Seth; 11. Realism and idealism: Some twentieth-century narratives; 12. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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Alexander Broadie is Professor of Logic and Rhetoric at Glasgow University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He is the author of fifteen books, most of them on the history of Scottish thought.

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In the many histories of 'Scottish philosophy' nobody has previously covered its full seven centuries. Few, if anybody, could do so with the authority of Alexander Broadie. He is equally at home in medieval logic, post-Reformation humanism, the Scottish Enlightenment, the forgotten 19th-century eclecticism and the ignored 20th-century struggle between realism and idealism. A generous history of a national philosophical culture and an original contribution to that culture. -- Knud Haakonssen, Professor of Intellectual History, University of Sussex ...it's fascinating to chart the history of Scotland's contribution to philosophy ... there is no sense of unevenness or disproportion in Broadie's meticulous work. Scottish Review of Books [A] magisterial study...Today's philosophers in Scottish universities should make a point of reading Broadie's wise and wonderful book. They cannot fail to learn from it. The Scotsman This is an important and impressive book... The extent of his research and the depth of his erudition is impressive. -- Paul Henderson Scott The Herald Broadie's book is impressive in many ways! Scottish philosophy ! has been rich and sophisticated for some seven centuries -- arguably one of the longest periods of relatively sustained investigations of any peoples in the world. Alexander Broadie is to be thanked for vividly reminding us of this remarkable achievement. Journal of Scottish Philosophy

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