A History of Scottish Philosophy

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Aberdeen Philosophical Society, 240, 242, 280
absolute idealism, Berkeley’s, 311
Ferrier’s, 311, 312
Hegel’s, 319–20
abstractive notion, 62
‘Adam Smith problem’, The, 203–4
‘Adamson, Robert, 326, 363n
Laird’s assessment of, 326, 338
Addison, Joseph, 144n
Adorno, Theodor, 352
Agricola, Rudolph, 92, 99
Aidie, Andrew, 96
Aleandro, Girolamo, 48, 90
Alexander, Samuel, 333
Alison, Archibald, 284
on the disposition to associate ideas, 132, 302
American pragmatism, 295
analogy, design argument’s use of, 189–92
doctrine of, 9, 10
of being, 11
Anderson, George, his attack on Kames’s necessitarianism, 277
Anderson, John, 333–6
his anti-Kantianism, 334
his career, 333
on our direct access to reality, 334
on knowledge of geometry, 334–5
on orders of being, 334, 335
his Studies in Empirical Philosophy, 325
angels, individuality of, 15
anger, Carmichael’s critique of, 108
Smith on, 205
Annandale, Marquis of, Hume tutor to, 148
anonymous, Scottish Metaphysics, 3
Aquinas, Thomas, 9, 17, 43, 77, 78, 81
Árdal, Páll, 1
Argyropoulos, John, his translation of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, 58
Aristotle, 17, 54–5, 58, 68, 78, 85n, 88, 89, 89–90, 91, 93, 94, 98, 243
on the accession of rulers in the Politics, 44
on excusing conditions, 101
on four kinds of cause, 100
on future contingents, 70
on involuntary and non-voluntary acts, 101
his Physics, 49
on signs of quantity, 103n
his ten categories of being, 13
on three figures of syllogism, 95
art, works of, not possible without association of ideas, 117
Arthur, Archibald, 241
assent, kinds of, 65–7
association of ideas, benefits of, 115–17
its effect on aesthetic judgment, 131–3
its necessity for causal knowledge, 115–16
its power to distort aesthetic judgment, 132
its role in education, 115
Australian realism, 333
Averroes, translated by Michael Scot, 4
Avicenna, 54
Bacon, Francis, 90, 110, 151, 243
Bain, Alexander, 302, 313–14
Balfour, Robert, 99–102
Barbeyrac, Jean, on promise keeping, 221
Beaton, Cardinal David, 90
Beattie, James, 236, 278
on common sense, 281
beauty, on extent of disagreement about, 132
parallel between virtue and, 136
perception of, is disinterested, 128
Beda, Noel, 70
being, its status as proper object of intellect, 19–20
univocity of, 11
belief, 75–6, 162
Bellenden, John, 81
benevolence, 134–6, 140
Berkeley, George, 110, 158–9, 240, 245, 258, 311
Bible, humanist demand for critical editions of, 89
biological imperatives, 23, 24
Biran, Maine de, 294
Black, Joseph, 196, 301
Blackburn, Simon, 233n
Blackwell, Thomas, the elder, 239
Blackwell, Thomas, the younger, 239
Blair, Hugh, 280, 284
Boece, Hector, 34, 97
Boethius, 42, 97, 98, 282
Boswell, James, 273
Bouffiers, Comtesse de, 149
Bowen, Francis, 295
Bowman, A. A., 325, 342
Boyd of Trochrague, Robert, 96
Boyle, Robert, 151
Bradley, F. H., 342, 363n
Brown, Thomas, 236, 285, 286, 290, 302, 308
Bruce, Robert (Robert I of Scotland), 28–9, 29–31, 57–8
Bruni, Leonardo, 85n
Bruno, Giordano, 103n
Buber, Martin, 341, 352


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