Title

John Witherspoon: his Scottish intellectual background

Date of Award

1964

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Social Science (DSS)

Department

Social Sciences

Keywords

John Witherspoon, political thought

Subject Categories

European History | Political History | United States History

Abstract

This thesis is an examination of JOhn Witherspoon'a though before he left Scotland for Americ in 1786...

So this work was undertaken to re-evaluate only those sources and documents which refer to Witherspoon's Scottish experiences and the intellectual climate of his era...

Chapter four examines Witherspoon's social, political, and economic though in relation to his Scottish setting...

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