Introduction: Scottish Philosophy in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World

Charles Bradford Bow (Corresponding Author)

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Abstract

The Introduction contextualises the development of Thomas Reid's Common Sense philosophy as the foundation for what would be known as the Scottish School of Common Sense. This introductory discussion of Reid's philosophical system bridges his thought in the Scottish Enlightenment with the special issue's focus of Scottish philosophy in the nineteenth-century Atlantic World.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)605-612
Number of pages8
JournalHistory of European Ideas
Volume39
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Thomas Reid
  • common sense philosophy
  • Scottish enlightenment
  • Calvinism
  • pneumatology
  • epistemiology

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