Thomas Reid (1710–96) is increasingly being seen as a highly significant philosopher and a central figure in the Scottish Enlightenment.
About the Author
Derek R. Brookes is the editor of Thomas Reid's An Inquiry into the Human Mind on the Principles of Common Sense (Edinburgh University Press, 1997). He has a PhD in philosophy from the Australian National University.
A crack editing job.
This edition of the Inquiry is a model of careful scholarship.
This edition will be a tremendously helpful tool for all intellectual historians in investigating the historical influence of Thomas Reid.