The Scottish Enlightenment reaffirmed our natural sociality while upholding the ideal of the individual. Learn more about Adam Smith and his contemporaries.
A Hotbed of Genius: An Introduction to the Scottish Enlightenment
The Scottish Enlightenment was a period of remarkable intellectual and artistic achievement that occurred during the middle years of the eighteenth century (roughly 1740-1790).
A Timeline of the Scottish Enlightenment
This timeline shows some of the principal figures of the Scottish Enlightenment and their works, via Online Library of Liberty
Main Figures of the Scottish Enlightenment
The 18th century Enlightenment was a European, even a trans-Atlantic phenomenon. Two of its main centres of intellectual activity were France and Scotland. Explore our collection of biographies of these figures and their contemporaries.
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