Lord Kames: Selected Writings (Library of Scottish Philosophy)

Lord Kames Selected Writings Library of Scottish Philosophy The judge jurist and philosopher Henry Home Lord Kames was a polymath and one of the principal personalities of the Scottish Enlightenment As a teacher and mentor of Adam Smith Thomas Rei

  • Title: Lord Kames: Selected Writings (Library of Scottish Philosophy)
  • Author: Andreas Rahmatian
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  • The judge, jurist and philosopher Henry Home, Lord Kames 1696 1782 was a polymath and one of the principal personalities of the Scottish Enlightenment As a teacher and mentor of Adam Smith, Thomas Reid, and David Hume to some extent, he published works on law and legal history, moral philosophy, aesthetics and rhetoric, anthropology and sociology of law, and on the econThe judge, jurist and philosopher Henry Home, Lord Kames 1696 1782 was a polymath and one of the principal personalities of the Scottish Enlightenment As a teacher and mentor of Adam Smith, Thomas Reid, and David Hume to some extent, he published works on law and legal history, moral philosophy, aesthetics and rhetoric, anthropology and sociology of law, and on the economic and agricultural improvement of Scotland He saw these disciplines as elements of a philosophical history of man that developed in certain stages, and he considered law as part of all these subjects Kames was a widely read author in the eighteenth century, and some of his works were translated into French and German at the time His influence on German men of letters and on some of the Founders of the United States was considerable This anthology contains characteristic passages from Kames s works, particularly from his Sketches of the History of Man 1774 , a comprehensive synoptic work which presents Kames s idea of the progress of man, of society, and of the sciences, from the Essays on the Principles of Morality and Natural Religion 1751 , a critique of Hume and an important work of Scottish Common Sense philosophy, from the Elements of Criticism 1762 on aesthetics, rhetoric and literary criticism, and from the Principles of Equity 1760 and the Historical Law Tracts 1758 as his main works on law and legal history.

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