Thomas Reid on Practical Ethics: Lectures and Papers on Natural Religion, Self-Government, Natural Jurisprudence and the Law of Nations

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Authors: Thomas Reid, Knud Haakonssen
Publisher: Penn State Press
Genre: Jurisprudence > Law
Pages: 497
Language: english
Year: 2007
ISBN 10: 0748617094
ISBN 13: 9780748630806
Series: Edinburgh Edition of Thomas Reid
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

The pervasiveness of Protestant natural law in the early modern period and its significance in the Scottish Enlightenment have long been recognised. This book reveals that Thomas Reid (1710-1796) -- the great contemporary of David Hume and Adam Smith --...