An Essay on the History of Civil Society (1767)

    An Essay on the History of Civil Society (1767)

    Adam Ferguson

    Olms 2000

    Hardback 430pp

    9783487112107   Product Code: 85682

    Published in 1767 while Ferguson was Professor of Moral Philosophy at Edinburgh, the Essay is his masterpiece, its historical and political content much admired by contemporaries in Scotland, London and Europe. It offered a view of human progress and civic society that encouraged both commercial success and the political engagement of every citizen, and favoured classical republicanism over monarchy. Facsimile reprint. No jacket.

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