A historical past of Scottish Philosophy is a chain of collaborative stories, each one quantity being dedicated to a selected interval. jointly they supply a entire account of the Scottish philosophical culture, from the centuries that laid the basis of the extraordinary burst of highbrow fertility often called the Scottish Enlightenment, in the course of the Victorian age and past, while it persisted to workout robust highbrow impression at domestic and out of the country. The
books target to be traditionally informative, whereas while helping renew philosophical curiosity within the issues of which the Scottish philosophers grappled, and within the ideas they proposed.
This quantity covers the historical past of Scottish philosophy after the Enlightenment interval, in the course of the 19th and 20th centuries. top specialists discover the lives and paintings of significant figures together with Thomas Brown, William Hamilton, J. F. Ferrier, Alexander Bain, John Macmurray, and George Davie, and tackle vital advancements within the interval from the Scottish reception of Kant and Hegel to the unfold of Scottish philosophy in Europe, the USA and Australasia, and the relation of Common
Sense philosophy and American pragmatism. A concluding bankruptcy investigates the character and id of a 'Scottish philosophical tradition'.
General Editor: Gordon Graham, Princeton Theological Seminary