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Name  Alexander Broadie

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Books  tradition of Scottish philosophy, The Scottish Enlightenment, Introduction to medieval logic, The circle of John Mair, The shadow of Scotus

Education  University of Edinburgh

Scotland and Ireland: Religion and Enlightenment - Prof. Alexander Broadie

Alexander Broadie FRSE (born 18 October 1942, in Edinburgh) is a Scottish historian of philosophy, specialising in the fields of medieval philosophy and the philosophy of the Enlightenment. He was the first Henry Duncan Prize lecturer in Scottish Studies at the Royal Society of Edinburgh (1990–1993) and was the Gifford Lecturer in Natural Theology at Aberdeen University in 1994. Broadie was a very popular lecturer amongst the students at the University of Glasgow. His modules that he taught included the European Enlightenment, the Scottish Enlightenment and the medieval theories of the just war.



  • Investigation into the Cultural Ethos of the Samaritan Memar Marqah with special reference to the work of Philo of Alexandria (doctoral thesis, Glasgow)
  • A Samaritan Philosophy (1981)
  • George Lokert: Late-Scholastic Logician (1983)
  • The Circle of John Mair: Logic and Logicians in Pre-Reformation Scotland (1985)
  • Introduction to Medieval Logic (1987)
  • Notion and Object: Aspects of Late-Medieval Epistemology (1989)
  • Paul of Venice: Logica Magna (1990)
  • The Tradition of Scottish Philosophy (1990)
  • Robert Kilwardby, O.P., On Time and Imagination, introduction and Translation (1993)
  • Introduction to Medieval Logic (1993)
  • The Shadow of the Scotus: Philosophy and Faith in Pre-Reformation Scotland (1995)
  • The Scottish Enlightenment: An Anthology (1997)
  • Why Scottish Philosophy Matters (2000)
  • The Scottish Enlightenment: The Historical Age of the Historical Nation (2001)
  • The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment (2003)
  • Thomas Reid on Logic, Rhetoric and the Fine Arts (2005)
  • George Turnbull's Principles of Moral and Christian Philosophy, vols. 1 and 2, edited, annotated and with an introduction (2005).
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    Alexander Broadie Wikipedia

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