Enlightenment - The Legacy

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20061107

3/6.

One of the most dramatic periods in Scottish history that witnessed the birth of New Knowledge which shaped the modern world.

Dr Fiona Watson looks at the ripple effect of Scottish thinking on the world stage, helping shape the British Empire, the American Constitution, and 21st Century economics, for better or for worse.

She also hears calls for a new Centre for Enlightenment Studies to help promote the belief that the Scots invented the modern world.

20061108

3/6.

One of the most dramatic periods in Scottish history that witnessed the birth of New Knowledge which shaped the modern world.

Dr Fiona Watson looks at the ripple effect of Scottish thinking on the world stage, helping shape the British Empire, the American Constitution, and 21st Century economics, for better or for worse.

She also hears calls for a new Centre for Enlightenment Studies to help promote the belief that the Scots invented the modern world.