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Adam Ferguson in the Scottish Enlightenment

The Roman Past and Europe's Future

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$52.00 • £41.95 • €47.00

ISBN 9780674072961

Publication Date: 03/18/2013


288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Montesquieu and the Unfree Republic
  • 2. Military Government and Empire in the Scottish Enlightenment
  • 3. Ferguson and the Moral Foundations of Civil Society
  • 4. Trajectories of the Modern Commercial State
  • 5. Britain’s Future in a Roman Mirror
  • 6. Civil–Military Union and the Modern State
  • 7. Revolution and Modern Republicanism
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

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