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The Scottish Enlightenment and the matter of Troy
(2018-03-18) - Journal article,
The modern world knows the Scottish Enlightenment as the nursery of today’s social sciences, when the outlines of economics, sociology and anthropology first became apparent in the works of Adam Smith and his contemporaries. ...
Ancients and Moderns in Europe : comparative perspectives
(2016-09-09) - Journal item,
Publishing the Philosophical Transactions : the social, cultural and economic history of a learned journal, 1665-2015 - AHRC
(2018-07-01) - Journal article,
The work of Hans Aarsleff : a brief introduction
(2016) - Journal article,
The essay provides an overview of the main lines of argument that run through the work of Hans Aarsleff. The emphasis is on the history of language theory as an integral part of intellectual history.
Geneva and Scotland: the Calvinist legacy and after
(2016-06-27) - Journal article,
Conscientious workmen or booksellers' hacks? : the professional identities of science writers in the mid-nineteenth century
(2005-06) - Journal article,
Existing scholarship on the debates over expertise in mid-nineteenth-century Britain has demonstrated the importance of popular writings on the sciences to definitions of scientific authority. Yet while men of science might ...
Publishing and the classics : Paley's Natural theology and the nineteenth-century scientific canon
(2002-12) - Journal article,
This article seeks a new way to conceptualise, the 'classic' work in the history of science, and suggests that the use of publishing history might help avoid the antagonism which surrounded the literary canon wars. It ...
Commerce and philanthropy : the Religious Tract Society and the business of publishing
(2004) - Journal article,
The reception of William Paley's Natural Theology in the University of Cambridge
(1997-09) - Journal article,
Calculating Time and the End of Time in the Carolingian World, c.740-820
(2011-12) - Journal article,
The hopes and fears associated with the imminence of apocalypse acted as catalysts for a number of significant changes in history. Relevant patterns of behaviour are not, however, always consistent. This paper examines the ...