Adam Ferguson

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Adam Ferguson
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Adam Ferguson as pentit bi Joshua Reynolds in 1782
Born20 Juin 1723(1723-06-20)
Logierait, Perthshire, Scotland
Died22 Februar 1816(1816-02-22) (aged 92)
St Andras, Fife, Scotland
NaitionalityScots
Alma materVarsity o Edinburgh
Varsity o St Andras
Era18t-century filosofie
RegionWastren filosofie
SchuilScots Common Sense Realism[1]
Scots Enlichtment
InstitutionsVarsity o Edinburgh
Main interests
Sociology, poleetical filosofie, ethics, history

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

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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).