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Wednesday, 26 March 2008

Adam Ferguson Ancestry Tour of Scotland

Adam Ferguson Ancestry Tour of Scotland. This memorial can be found in St Andrews Cathedral Graveyard, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. Adam Ferguson, born 1723, died 1816. Philosopher and historian, born in Logierait, Perthshire, Scotland, UK. He became professor first of natural philosophy in 1759, then of moral philosophy in 1764 at Edinburgh, and was a member of the Scottish common sense school of philosophy along with Thomas Reid and Dugald Stewart. His works include an Essay on the History of Civil Society (1767), The History of the Progress and Termination of the Roman Republic (1783), and Principles of Moral and Political Science (1792).

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