Adam Ferguson on human nature and enlightened governance

Broadie, A. (2015) Adam Ferguson on human nature and enlightened governance. In: Demetriou, K. N. and Loizides, A. (eds.) Scientific Statesmanship, Governance and the History of Political Philosophy. Series: Routledge innovations in political theory. Routledge: New York, pp. 137-151. ISBN 9780415729758

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Abstract

An account, based principally on Ferguson's Essay on the History of Civil Society (1767), of his concept of enlightened governance, and of the relation between that concept and his concept of human nature.

Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:Adam Ferguson, scientific statesmanship, enlightened governance, human nature, Scottish Enlightenment
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Broadie, Professor Alexander
Authors: Broadie, A.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > History
Publisher:Routledge
ISBN:9780415729758

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