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Adam Ferguson and the Idea of Civil SocietyMoral Science in the Scottish Enlightenment

Adam Ferguson and the Idea of Civil Society: Moral Science in the Scottish Enlightenment

Craig Smith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474413275
eISBN:
9781474460187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413275.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Adam Ferguson was a Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh and a leading member of the Scottish Enlightenment. A friend of David Hume and Adam Smith, Ferguson was among the ... More

Deleuze and History

Deleuze and History

Jeffrey Bell and Claire Colebrook (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748636082
eISBN:
9780748671748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636082.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Despite the fact that time, evolution, becoming and genealogy are central concepts in Gilles Deleuze's work, there has been no sustained study of his philosophy in relation to the question of ... More

Distributed Cognition in Enlightenment and Romantic Culture

Distributed Cognition in Enlightenment and Romantic Culture

Miranda Anderson, George Rousseau, and Michael Wheeler (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474442282
eISBN:
9781474476904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442282.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This collection brings together eleven essays by international specialists in Romantic and Enlightenment culture and provides a general and a period-specific introduction to distributed cognition and ... More

Essays on Hume, Smith and the Scottish Enlightenment

Essays on Hume, Smith and the Scottish Enlightenment

Christopher J. Berry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474415019
eISBN:
9781474449731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415019.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

A collection of essays by a leading scholar. The work selected spans several decades, which together with three new unpublished pieces, cumulatively constitute a distinct interpretation of the ... More

A History of Scottish Philosophy

A History of Scottish Philosophy

Alexander Broadie

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616275
eISBN:
9780748652471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616275.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

There has never been a full-length history of Scottish Philosophy. Yet Scotland has an immensely rich philosophical tradition that is justly famous for the works of several towering philosophical ... More

Hume's Sceptical Enlightenment

Hume's Sceptical Enlightenment

Ryu Susato

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748699803
eISBN:
9781474416207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699803.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

David Hume (1711–1776) remains one of the most equivocal thinkers in eighteenth-century Europe. Some emphasise his conservatism because of his criticism of rationalism in morals and of the social ... More

Hume's ScepticismPyrrhonian and Academic

Hume's Scepticism: Pyrrhonian and Academic

Peter S. Fosl

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451123
eISBN:
9781474476928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451123.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

David Hume (1711–76) is commonly acknowledged to be the most important philosopher of the English language, and scepticism is commonly understood to be central to Hume’s thought. What, however, ... More

Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze

Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze

Barbara Glowczewski

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450300
eISBN:
9781474476911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450300.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

‘Radical alterity is not about exotism and exclusion but about imagination of how to weave different worlds in respect of their singularities always in becoming, how to recreate outsideness in our ... More

Monstrosity and PhilosophyRadical Otherness in Greek and Latin Culture

Monstrosity and Philosophy: Radical Otherness in Greek and Latin Culture

Filippo Del Lucchese

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456203
eISBN:
9781474476935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456203.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This volume is the first systematic investigation into the concept of monstrosity in ancient philosophy and culture. The Author suggests that far from being a peripheral problem, monstrosity is one ... More

The Political Theology of Schelling

The Political Theology of Schelling

Saitya Brata Das

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474416900
eISBN:
9781474426961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416900.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book rigorously examines the theologico-political works of Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling, setting his thought against Hegel's and showing how he prepared the way for the ... More

Thomas Reid and the Problem of Secondary Qualities

Thomas Reid and the Problem of Secondary Qualities

Christopher A. Shrock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474417846
eISBN:
9781474438650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417846.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Thomas Reid, the father of Common Sense, champions Direct Realism against the Problem of Secondary Qualities. Direct Realism holds immediate objects of perception, like rocks and desks, to be ... More

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