Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 July 2013

256 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748645329

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The Idea of Commercial Society in the Scottish Enlightenment

First Edition

Christopher J. Berry

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Christopher Berry explains why Enlightenment thinkers considered commercial society to be wealthier and freer than earlier forms, looking at key works from Adam Smith, David Hume and Adam Ferguson alongside lesser-known figures.