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- Scottish Enlightenment : A period in 18th century Scotland characterized by a great outpouring of intellectual and scientific accomplishments.
- Edinburgh : The capital of Scotland.
- Adam Ferguson : (1723-1816) philosopher and historian of the Scottish Enlightenment, sometimes called the "father of sociology."
- Thomas Reid : Scottish philosopher (1710-1796), one of the leading figures of the Scottish Enlightenment, best known as the founder of the "school of common sense".
- James Beattie : (1753-1803) Scottish philosopher and poet.
- John Gregory : (1724–1773) Scottish physician who made major contributions to the field of medical ethics.
- Adam Smith : Scottish moral philosopher and political economist (1723-1790), a major contributor to the modern perception of free market economics; author of Wealth of Nations (1776).
- James Hutton : (1726–1797) Scottish farmer and naturalist, who is known as the founder of modern geology.
- John Home : (1722–1808) Scottish poet and dramatist.
- Joseph Black : (1728 – 1799) Scottish physicist and chemist, known for his discoveries of latent heat, specific heat, and carbon dioxide