Catalogue


The Glasgow Enlightenment /
edited by Andrew Hook and Richard B. Sher.
imprint
East Linton : Tuckwell Press in association with the Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society, 1995.
description
xvi, 252 p., [8] p. of plates ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1898410186
format(s)
Book
Holdings
More Details
imprint
East Linton : Tuckwell Press in association with the Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society, 1995.
isbn
1898410186
general note
"Selected proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society.".
catalogue key
1365589
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
Contributors
Illustrations
Abbreviations
Introduction: Glasgow and the Enlightenmentp. 1
Politics and the Glasgow Professors, 1690-1800p. 21
Francis Hutcheson and the Civic Humanist Traditionp. 40
William Leechman, Pulpit Eloquence and the Glasgow Enlightenmentp. 56
Adam Smith's 'Happiest' Years as a Glasgow Professorp. 73
Thomas Reid in the Glasgow Literary Societyp. 95
Jolly Jack Phosphorous in the Venice of the North; or, Who Was John Anderson?p. 111
'Famous as a school for Law, as Edinburgh . . . for medicine': Legal Education in Glasgow, 1761-1801p. 133
Boswell in Glasgow: Adam Smith, Moral Sentiments and the Sympathy of Biographyp. 163
John Moore, the Medical Profession and the Glasgow Enlightenmentp. 176
Images of Glasgow in Late Eighteenth-Century Popular Poetryp. 190
Liberty, Piety and Patronage: The Social Context of Contested Clerical Calls in Eighteenth-Century Glasgowp. 214
Evangelical Civic Humanism in Glasgow : The American War Sermons of William Thomp. 227
Indexp. 246
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

This information is provided by a service that aggregates data from review sources and other sources that are often consulted by libraries, and readers. The University does not edit this information and merely includes it as a convenience for users. It does not warrant that reviews are accurate. As with any review users should approach reviews critically and where deemed necessary should consult multiple review sources. Any concerns or questions about particular reviews should be directed to the reviewer and/or publisher.

  link to old catalogue

Report a problem