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Ferguson, Adam (1723-1816), philosopher and historian

Fania Oz-Salzberger

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Early years, education, and military service | Early intellectual and academic career, 1756-1767 | An Essay on the History of Civil Society (1767) | Writings, travels, and politics, 1768-1784 | Retirement, writings, and travels, 1785-1794 | Final years | Historical significance

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