Adam Ferguson

Adam Ferguson, FRSE (Scots Gaelic: Adhamh MacFhearghais), forby kent as Ferguson o Raith (20 Juin 1723 – 22 Februar 1816), wis a Scots philosopher an historian o the Scots Enlichtment.

Adam Ferguson
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Adam Ferguson as pentit bi Joshua Reynolds in 1782
Born20 Juin 1723(1723-06-20)
Logierait, Perthshire, Scotland
Dee'd22 Februar 1816(1816-02-22) (aged 92)
St Andras, Fife, Scotland
NaitionalityScots
Alma materVarsity o Edinburgh
Varsity o St Andras
Era18t-century philosophy
RegionWastren philosophy
SchuilScots Common Sense Realism[1]
Scots Enlichtment
InstitutionsVarsity o Edinburgh
Main interests
Sociology, poleetical philosophy, ethics, history

ReferencesEedit

  1. Selections from the Scottish Philosophy of Common Sense, ed. by G. A. Johnston (1915), essays by Thomas Reid, Adam Ferguson, James Beattie, and Dugald Stewart (online version).