Ferguson, Adam

Ferguson, Adam

(fûr`gəsən), 1723–1816, Scottish philosopher and historian. He was professor of philosophy at the Univ. of Edinburgh (1759–85). His Essay on the History of Civil Society (1767) criticized earlier theories of a state of nature; it was an important contribution to intellectual history and influenced HegelHegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich
, 1770–1831, German philosopher, b. Stuttgart; son of a government clerk. Life and Works

Educated in theology at Tübingen, Hegel was a private tutor at Bern and Frankfurt.
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. In his Principles of Moral and Political Science (1792), Ferguson advanced the principle of perfection and attempted to reconcile self-interest and universal benevolence.


See D. Kettler, The Social and Political Thought of Adam Ferguson (1965); M. Jack, Corruption and Progress: The 18th-Century Debate (1989).

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RANGERS - McGregor, Hutton, Weir, Cuellar, Papac, McCulloch, Hemdani, Ferguson, Adam, Darcheville, Boyd.
RANGERS (from): McGregor, Hutton, Cuellar, Weir, Papac, McCulloch, Ferguson, Adam, Cousin, Darcheville, Hemdani, Beasley, Novo, Carroll, Boyd, Faye, Whittaker, Naismith, Faye, Broad foot.
However, despite reports of dressing-room unrest and the unsavoury public bust-up between Le Guen and skipper Barry Ferguson, Adam insists there is a sense of togetherness within the Ibrox camp.
Last week's starters were Letizi, Hutton, Papac, Rodriguez, Smith, Buffel, Ferguson, Adam, Prso, Hemdani and Boyd.
Boyd needed to get into the game so, too, did Ferguson, Adam, and Davis if the Greeks weren't going to be gifted this tie.
GLASGOW RANGERS: McGregor; Whittaker, Cuellar, Weir, Papac, Burke, Hemdani, Ferguson, Adam, Cousin, Naismith (Darcheville 67).
BELTERS: Squiffy but still in belt; TRUSS ME: Stylist TPT locks Samantha into her belt; IT'S A CINCH: Sam sucks in tum; Pictures: JAMES VELLACOT, HARRY PAGE, IAN VOGLER, JOHN FERGUSON, ADAM SORENSON AND TIM ANDERSON
RANGERS: McGregor, Hutton, Cuellar, Weir, Papac, Hemdani, Beasley (Novo 69), Ferguson, Adam (Darcheville 62), McCulloch, Cousin (Naismith 78).
UNITED: Brendan Pearson, Callum Williams, Ryan McKinnon, Macaulay Gillesphey, Trialist, Daniel Barlaser, Ben Drennan, Liam Smith, Shane Ferguson, Adam Campbell, Alex Gilliead
Team managers are Haakim Ferguson, Adam Williamson and Jack Donaldson, members of the men's team.
RANGERS - McGregor, Whittaker (Novo 74), Broadfoot, Weir, Papac, Davis, Mendes, Ferguson, Adam (Lafferty 62), Miller, Boyd.