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essay on the history of civil society, 1767

Adam Ferguson

essay on the history of civil society, 1767

by Adam Ferguson

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Published by Edinburgh U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statemented., with an intro. by D. Forbes.
ContributionsForbes, Duncan.
The Physical Object
Pagination290p.
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13686122M

Ferguson, Adam, "An Essay on the History of Civil Society," History of Economic Thought Books, McMaster University Archive for the History of Economic Thought, number ferguson Handle: RePEc:hay:hetboo:ferguson Influenced by Montesquieu’s famous Esprit des Lois (), Adam Ferguson, Hume’s successor as advocates’ librarian () and then a professor of philosophy at Edinburgh, published his Essay on the History of Civil Society (). Hume advised that it should not be published, but it was much praised, was largely sold and was translated.

Ferguson's An Essay on the History of Civil Society () drew on classical authors and contemporary travel literature, to analyze modern commercial society with a critique of its abandonment of civic and communal virtues. Central themes in Ferguson's theory of citizenship are conflict, play, political participation and military mater: University of Edinburgh, University of . Adam Ferguson's Essay on the History of Civil Society (first published in ) is a classic of the Scottish - and European - Enlightenment. Drawing on such diverse sources as classical authors and contemporary travel literature, Ferguson offers a complex model of historical advance which challenges both Hume's and Smith's embrace of modernity and the primitivism of Rousseau.

An essay on the history of city society [LEATHER BOUND] Adam Ferguson. Quantity Available: > About this Item Leather Sure. Condition: New. Leather-based Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Tea leaf Printing in round Spine. Reprinted in with the aid of original model published extended back. Index of An Essay on the History of Civil Society, Eighth Edition; Next part (2) Produced by Stan Goodman, William Craig, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. This is an authorized facsimile of the original book, and was produced in by microfilm-xerography by University Microfilms, A Xerox Company, Ann Arbor 1/6.


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Adam Ferguson's Essay on the History of Civil Society (first published in ) is a classic of the Scottish - and European - Enlightenment. Drawing on such diverse sources as classical authors and contemporary travel literature, Ferguson offers a complex model of historical advance which challenges both Hume's and Smith's embrace of modernity and the primitivism of by: All Book Search results » An Essay on the History of Civil Society, Social Science Classics Series: Author: Adam Ferguson: Publisher: Transaction Publishers, ISBN: X, Length: pages: Subjects: Social Science › Sociology › General.

History / Essays History / Social History Social Science Reviews: 1. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ferguson, Adam, Essay on the history of civil society, Edinburgh: Edinburgh. His Essay on the History of Civil Society (first published in ) is a bold and novel attempt to reclaim the tradition of active citizenship and apply it to the modern state.

Drawing on such diverse sources as classical authors and contemporary travel literature, Ferguson offers a Adam Ferguson () was one of the central figures in /5.

Adam Ferguson's Essay on the History of Civil Society (first published in ) is a classic of the Scottish--and European--Enlightenment. Drawing on 1767 book diverse sources as classical authors and contemporary travel literature, Ferguson combines a subtle analysis of modern commercial society with a critique of its abandonment of civic and communal virtues.1/5(1).

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1 blank leaf + TP + [iii]-vii = Contents + [viii] = Errata + [1] + 2 blank leaves, Quarto. First Edition. An Absolutely Gorgeous First Edition Copy of Ferguson's Major Work: "The Beginnings of Historical Sociology" First edition of this sociological classic, Adam Ferguson's principal work.

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An essay on the history of civil society Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Includes index Addeddate Pages: Other articles where Essay on the History of Civil Society is discussed: Adam Ferguson: is chiefly remembered for the Essay on the History of Civil Society, an intellectual history that traces humanity’s progression from barbarism to social and political refinement.

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Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup An Essay on the History of Civil Society Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Pages: Published in while Ferguson was Professor of Moral Philosophy at Edinburgh, the Essay is his masterpiece, its historical and political content much admired by contemporaries in Scotland, London and Europe.

It offered a view of human progress and civic society that encouraged both commercial success and the political engagement of every citizen, and favoured classical republicanism over.