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lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres

Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres By Adam Smith
Edited by J. C. Bryce

Economics Glasgow Edition o...

The “Notes of Dr. Smith’s Rhetorick Lectures,” discovered in 1958 by a University of Aberdeen professor, consists of lecture notes taken by two of Smith’s students at the University of Glasgow in 1762–1763. There are thirty lectures in the collection, all on rhetoric and the different kinds or characteristics of style.

essays on philosophical subjects

Essays on Philosophical Subjects By Adam Smith
Edited by W. P. D. Wightman and
J. C. Bryce

Economics Glasgow Edition o...

Reflecting Adam Smith’s wide learning and varied interests, these essays shed considerable light on his place in the Scottish Enlightenment. Included are histories of astronomy, ancient logic, and ancient physics; essays on the “imitative” arts and the affinity between music, dancing, and poetry; and a critical review of Samuel Johnson’s famous Dictionary, which Smith originally published in the Edinburgh Review (1755–1756).

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