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Iain McLean reexamines the unconventional legacy of AdamSmith, arguing that Smith used to be an intensive egalitarian and that his paintings supported all 3 of the slogans of the French Revolution: liberty, equality, and fraternity. McLean means that Smith's the idea of ethical Sentiments , released in 1759, crystallized the extensively egalitarian philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment. This publication brings Smith into complete view, displaying how a lot of contemporary economics and political technological know-how is in Smith. the writer locates Smith's history firmly in the context of the Enlightenment, whereas addressing the overseas hyperlinks among American, French, and Scottish histories of political thought.

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I do not believe that one either. 10. One of the others was Dr Richard Gem (Corr. # 97). So interlinked were the Scottish, French and American Enlightenments that Gem later became the personal doctor, and political theorist, of Thomas Jefferson, who was American Minister in Paris 1785-9. 55-7. 11. Smith was a member of, inter alia, the 'Select Society' of Edinburgh; Adam Ferguson's 'Poker Club', designed to campaign for a Scottish militia; a Fellow of the Royal Society (he was elected FRS in 1767, but did not take up his Fellowship until arriving in London in 1773); a founding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh; a member, while in London 1773-6, of 'The Club' formed to make an admiring circle for Dr Johnson - not something congenial to AS - and in his last years a congenial Sunday host of the Edinburgh literati.

James Gillespie's High School for Girls is the original of the Marcia Blaine School for Girls in Muriel Spark's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. 2. In this book, I use the following labels for different Protestant factions, organisations and theologies. Episcopalian in a British context I treat as synonymous with Anglican: describing the Church of England, with a hierarchical structure including bishops (episcopoi - overseers - in Greek) and with the monarch of EnglandlBritainlthe United Kingdom as its supreme governor.

Wallace defeated Edward's troops at Stirling in 1297. Wallace was later captured and executed, but the Scots won again under Robert Bruce at the decisive battle of Bannockburn (1314), very close to 28 ADAM SMITH, RADICAL AND EGALITARIAN Stirling. In 1320 the self-styled 'community of the realm of Scotland' produced the precocious Declaration of Arbroath as a political appeal to the pope. This early statement of national independence opened with a fictitious history of Scotland as a nation, and announced that 'as long as but a hundred of us remain alive, never will we on any conditions be brought under English rule'.

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