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Edinburgh in the age of reason: a commemoration by Douglas Young [and others].

Publication:
Edinburgh, Edinburgh U.P., 1967.
Format/Description:
Book
69 pages color frontispiece (portrait) 26 cm
Subjects:
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Enlightenment -- Scotland.
Enlightenment.
Intellectual life.
Scotland.
Scotland -- Edinburgh.
Summary:
Talks broadcast in Scottish life and letters on the Scottish Home Service of the BBC between January and June 1967.
Contents:
Introduction / Douglas Young
The city of reason and nature / A.J. Youngson
Hume, Reid, and the passion for ideas / George E. Davie
Adam Ferguson and the idea of community / Duncan Forbes
Scott and the community of intellect / the Hon. Lord Cameron
Sydney Smith and the spirit of criticism / Allan Frazer.
Notes:
Talks broadcast in Scottish life and letters on the Scottish Home Service of the BBC between January and June 1967.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Margy Ellin Meyerson in memory of her husband, President Emeritus Martin Meyerson.
Contributor:
Young, Douglas, 1913-1973.
Other format:
Online version: Edinburgh in the age of reason.
ISBN:
0852240503
9780852240502
OCLC:
462298
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