An exploration of key figures, the literati, of the Scottish Enlightenment who lived, worked and enjoyed life in the Royal Mile.
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Dates: Mon 3 September 2012
There will be brief biographical highlights of their lives and work explaining why historians referred to the period between the 1730s and the 1790s as the The Scottish Enlightenment, the Age of Reason or the Golden Age of philosophers, jurists, scientists and physicians.
David Dick OBE, BA(Hons), MLitt, CEng, historian, engineer and raconteur, was the first depute principal of Napier College of Science & Technology and the first principal of Stevenson College, Edinburgh of which he is a fellow. Current research: gender equality in Scottish higher education.
Pre-booking and advance payment are essential. For further information and to book, contact Margaret Findlay on 0131 529 3963 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
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