Introduction

Common sense in the Scottish enlightenment

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Abstract

This volume of essays considers the philosophical and historical significance of common sense philosophy in the Scottish Enlightenment. As one of eighteenth-century Scotland’s most original intellectual products, common sense philosophy dominated the teaching of moral philosophy and the “science of the mind” at Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Aberdeen universities during the last quarter of the century, and also informed many Presbyterian clergymen’s treatment of human nature from the pulpit…

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCommon Sense in the Scottish Enlightenment
PublisherOxford University Press
Pages1-18
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9780198783909
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jan 1

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Common Sense
Philosophy
Scottish Enlightenment
Edinburgh
Aberdeen
Pulpit
Clergymen
Human Nature
Scotland
Presbyterian
Glasgow
Teaching
Moral philosophy

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Bow, C. B. (2018). Introduction: Common sense in the Scottish enlightenment. In Common Sense in the Scottish Enlightenment (pp. 1-18). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198783909.001.0001
Bow, Charles Bradford. / Introduction : Common sense in the Scottish enlightenment. Common Sense in the Scottish Enlightenment. Oxford University Press, 2018. pp. 1-18
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