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20061128

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The Athens of the North: The Scottish Enlightenment was one of the greatest periods of Scottish intellectual activity.

Here Billy Kay places the 'age of reason' in its historical context and celebrates the lives and achievements of a few of the leading figures, Lord Kames, David Hume, Adam Smith and Dugald Stewart.

He is joined by authorities such as Professor Alexander Broadie, Professor Tom Devine, and Chancellor Gordon Brown

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The Scottish Enlightenment was one of the greatest periods of Scottish intellectual activity.

Here Billy Kay places the 'age of reason' in its historical context and celebrates the lives and achievements of a few of the leading figures, Lord Kames, David Hume, Adam Smith and Dugald Stewart.

He is joined by authorities such as Professor Alexander Broadie, Professor Tom Devine, and Chancellor Gordon Brown