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A History of Scottish Philosophy

Alexander Broadie


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 figures including Duns Scotus, David Hume, Adam Smith and Thomas Reid. There are many others who contributed to philosophical debates in their time, whose contribution has not been fully acknowledged. Now, for the first time, a more detailed picture is offered. Throughout this survey, the author shows how a tradition of Scottish philosophical thinking has been deeply interactive with science and the a ... More

Keywords: philosophy, Scotland, Duns Scotus, David Hume, Adam Smith, Thomas Reid, science, arts, religion, law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780748616275
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616275.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alexander Broadie, author