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Adam Smith: A Very Short Introduction
Religion, scepticism and John Gregory’s therapeutic science of human nature
This article recovers the discussion of the relationship between religion, human nature and happiness in the Scottish Enlightenment physician John Gregory’s (1724–1773) A Comparative View of Human Nature (1765). Through ...
James Beattie, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the character of Common Sense philosophy
Professor of Moral Philosophy at Marischal College, Aberdeen, James Beattie (1735–1803) was one of the most prominent literary figures of late eighteenth-century Britain. His major works, An Essay on the Nature and ...