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Scottish Philosophy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
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Scottish Philosophy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Gordon Graham

Abstract

This book contains twelve chapters which cover the history of Scottish philosophy after the much more celebrated period of the eighteenth-century Scottish Enlightenment. The opening chapter surveys the whole period and weaves different aspects and authors into a coherent narrative structure. In the chapters that follow some cover major figures from Thomas Brown who died in 1820 through William Hamilton and J. F. Ferrier, to Alexander Bain who continued to make important contributions to the development of scientific psychology in the 1880s. Four chapters are thematic and cover important develo ... More

Keywords: Scottish philosophy, common sense, Idealism, William Hamilton, John Macmurray

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199560684
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560684.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gordon Graham, editor
Princeton Theological Seminary