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The Tradition of Scottish Philosophy: A New Perspective on the Enlightenment.

By: Broadie, Alexander.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald, 2011.: 2011

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2726

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition. Revised edition, with pp192, notes, bibliography and index. Many works on Scottish philosophy have concentrated on the Scottish Enlightenment, leading to a seriously distorted picture of Scottish intellectual history. A circle of Scottish philosophers, led by John Mair, gained Europe-wide appreciation for their work two and half centuries before that period, and their work had a major significance for Scottish culture. This study attempts to correct the bias in the history of Scottish thought by giving due attention to the earlier flowering of philosophy, as well a... View more info