Natural Rights on the Threshold of the Scottish Enlightenment The Writings of Gershom Carmichael

By Gershom Carmichael
James Moore
Translated by Michael Silverthorne

Natural Law and E...

Gershom Carmichael (1672–1729) was the first professor of moral philosophy at the University of Glasgow, preceding Hutcheson, Smith, and Reid. He defended a strong theory of rights and drew attention to Grotius, Pufendorf, and Locke.

James Moore is Professor of Political Science at Concordia University in Montreal.

Michael Silverthorne is Honorary University Fellow in the School of Classics at the University of Exeter.

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January 2002 | 6 x 9 | 430 pages

Collection: Natural Law and Enlightenment Classics

Foreword, editorial note, annotations, bibliography of works cited, index.

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