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Glasgow and the Enlightenment (18th Century Scottish Studies Series)

A. Hook

Glasgow and the Enlightenment (18th Century Scottish Studies Series)

by A. Hook

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Intellectual History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10760557M
    ISBN 100748602992
    ISBN 109780748602995
    OCLC/WorldCa232922783

    This book considers the politics of patronage appointments at the universities in Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews, exploring the ways in which men secured posts in three Scottish universities between and Most professors were political a Between and , Scotland underwent arguably the most dramatic upheavals in its political, economic and social history. The Union with England, industrialisation and Scotland's subsequent defining contributions throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to the culture of Britain and Empire are reflected in the transformative energies of Scottish literature and literary ?id.

    Founded in , Glasgow is the 4th oldest university in the English-speaking world, and played a key role in the Scottish Enlightenment in the 18th Century. The international experience Glasgow has a hugely international campus community - you can join a vibrant environment of students from more than countries :// My research interests focus on comparative European social, cultural and political history during the two centuries leading up to (and including) the French Revolution. I am curre

    Scottish Enlightenment, the conjunction of minds, ideas, and publications in Scotland during the whole of the second half of the 18th century and extending over several decades on either side of that period. Contemporaries referred to Edinburgh as a “hotbed of genius.” Voltaire in wrote in characteristically provocative fashion that “today it is from Scotland that we get rules of The great centers of learning in London, Paris, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Rome lay thousands of miles away. But ever-faster and more numerous ships regularly ferried books, objects, and letters across the Atlantic Ocean, so that Europeans and Americans communicated in increasingly dense intellectual networks over the course of the eighteenth ://


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At a time when the Glasgow economy was booming in the strength of its trade with America, these and other Glasgow men of science and learning were making major contributions to the European world of philosophy, law, economics, science and knowledge in   Alexander Broadie is a Professor of Logic and Rhetoric at Glasgow University—a chair once occupied by Adam Smith—and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

He was appointed the first Henry Duncan Prize lecturer in Scottish Studies at the Royal Society of Edinburgh () and Gifford Lecturer in Natural Theology at Aberdeen University in before taking up post at Glasgow  › Books › History › Europe.

The Enlightenment and the Book seeks to remedy the common misperception that such classics as The Wealth of Nations and The Life of Samuel Johnson were written by authors who eyed their publishers as minor functionaries in their profession. To the contrary, Sher shows how the process of bookmaking during the late eighteenth-century involved a   Resources on the Scottish Enlightenment.

The Institutions of the Law of Scotland, deduced from its originals, and collated with the civil, canon, and feudal laws, and with the customs of neighboring nations, in four books by James Dalrymple, Viscount of Stair, [2nd ed]; Gershom Carmichael's annotated edition of Samuel Pufendorf's De Officio Hominis et Civis juxta Legem Naturalem, c The book looks at the achievements of Adam Smith and his fellow scholars, including Frances Hutcheson, Thomas Reid, John Millar and John Anderson.

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