Adam Ferguson: History, Progress and Human Nature

  • Routledge
  • 2015
  • 256
  • English
  • 1
  • 9781317315360

Unique among the leading figures of the Scottish Enlightenment, Ferguson saw two eighteenth-century revolutions, the American and the French. This monograph contains essays that range across all of Ferguson's works to investigate his engagement with contemporary events and his contributions to our understanding of history and human action.