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the infidel and the professor

the infidel and the professor

Interview by Richard Marshall. The Scottish Enlightenment was really one of history’s intellectual golden ages, the rival of Periclean Athens, Augustan Rome, and Renaissance Italy. Scotland began the eighteenth century as a poor, backward outpost on the fringe of Europe, but Hume’s and Smith’s lifetimes saw the arrival of a vibrant new age of economic prosperity and cultural achievement, a… Read more →

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