The Scottish Enlightenment was a period of intellectual and scientific progress in a country previously considered to be marginal to the European intellectual scene. This volume of essays considers a broad range of themes pertinent to the period, from the European Enlightenment and the Scots relation to it, to Scottish social history and its relation to religion, science and medicine.The essay on population is more often included but it is not always appreciated that demography operates in Humea#39;s world as a force much as it did for J.D. Chambers.3 Plagues and diseases are a like famines and natural disasteranbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on David Hume, Medical Men and the Scottish Enlightenment|
|Author||:||Roger L. Emerson|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2009|