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Ferguson, Adam 1723-1816

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Works: 360 works in 1,781 publications in 5 languages and 19,525 library holdings
Genres: History  Humor  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Military history  Sermons 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Other
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Most widely held works about Adam Ferguson
 
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Most widely held works by Adam Ferguson
An essay on the history of civil society by Adam Ferguson( )

369 editions published between 1767 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 4,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adam Ferguson's Essay on the History of Civil Society (first published in 1767) is a classic of the Scottish - and European - Enlightenment. Drawing on such diverse sources as classical authors and contemporary travel literature, Ferguson offers a complex model of historical advance which challenges both Hume's and Smith's embrace of modernity and the primitivism of Rousseau. Ferguson combines a subtle analysis of the emergence of modern commercial society with a critique of its abandonment of civic and communal virtues. Central to Ferguson's theory of citizenship are the themes of conflict, play, political participation and military valour. The Essay is a bold and novel attempt to reclaim the tradition of active, virtuous citizenship and apply it to the modern state."--Publisher description
The history of the progress and termination of the Roman republic by Adam Ferguson( )

137 editions published between 1783 and 1972 in English and Latin and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Institutes of moral philosophy by Adam Ferguson( )

106 editions published between 1769 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of moral and political science by Adam Ferguson( Book )

70 editions published between 1772 and 1995 in English and German and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on the history of civil society, 1767 by Adam Ferguson( Book )

61 editions published between 1773 and 2004 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Remarks on a pamphlet lately published by Dr. Price, intitled, Observations on the nature of civil liberty, the principles of government, and the justice and policy of the war with America, &c by Adam Ferguson( )

47 editions published between 1776 and 2005 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the progress and termination of the Roman Republic by Adam Ferguson( Book )

60 editions published between 1782 and 2015 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Website includes a digital reproducation and an e-text of Adam Ferguson's "The history of the progress & termination of the Roman republic."
Sister Peg : a pamphlet hitherto unknown by Adam Ferguson( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on Dr. Price's Observations on the nature of civil liberty, &c by Adam Ferguson( )

24 editions published between 1776 and 2005 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections previous to the establishment of a militia by Adam Ferguson( )

13 editions published between 1756 and 2018 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The morality of stage-plays seriously considered by Adam Ferguson( )

20 editions published between 1757 and 2018 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An by Adam Ferguson( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of pneumatics and moral philosophy by Adam Ferguson( )

14 editions published between 1766 and 2018 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Fergusons Grundsätze der Moralphilosophie by Adam Ferguson( Book )

29 editions published between 1772 and 2000 in German and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the Scottish philosophy of common sense by G. A Johnston( Book )

8 editions published between 1915 and 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Institutes of moral philosophy : By Adam Ferguson by Adam Ferguson( )

10 editions published between 1785 and 1800 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Fergusons Ausführliche Darstellung der Gründe der Moral und Politik by Adam Ferguson( )

8 editions published in 1796 in German and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Institutes of moral philosophy, 1773 by Adam Ferguson( Book )

7 editions published between 1773 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Hutton & Joseph Black : biographies by John Playfair( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An essay on the history of civil society
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Institutes of moral philosophySister Peg : a pamphlet hitherto unknownSelections from the Scottish philosophy of common senseThe passionate society : the social, political and moral thought of Adam FergusonTranslating the Enlightenment : Scottish civic discourse in eighteenth-century GermanyAdam Ferguson : Selected Philosophical WritingsAdam Ferguson : history, progress and human nature
Alternative Names
Adam Ferguson Brits filosoof

Adam Ferguson schottischer Historiker und Sozialethiker der Aufklärung

Adam Ferguson Scottish philosopher and historian

Adam Ferguson storico e filosofo scozzese

Adam Ferguson szkocki ekonomista i myśliciel polityczny

Adhamh MacFhearghais

Ferguson.

Ferguson Adam

Ferguson, Adán 1723-1816

Fergusson , Adam <1723-1816>

Gentleman in the country.

Gentleman in the country 1723-1816

Άνταμ Φέργκιουσον

Фергюсон, А 1723-1816

Фергюсон, Адам

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אדם פרגוסון

אדם פרגוסון סופר בריטי

آدام فرگوسن

آدم فيرغسون

অ্যাডাম ফার্গুসন

애덤 퍼거슨

アダム・ファーガソン

ファーガスン

亚当·福格森

Languages
English (972)

German (85)

French (30)

Latin (2)

Spanish (1)