18-21 July 2023

UNIVERSITY OF ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND

A conference to celebrate the 300th birthdays of Adam Smith, Adam Ferguson, and John Witherspoon,

and the 250th anniversary of Johnson and Boswell’s tour of the Highlands and Western Isles

PLENARY SPEAKERS

JENG-GUO CHEN (ACADEMIA SINICA, TAIPEI)

LISA HILL (ADELAIDE)

NIGEL LEASK (GLASGOW)

GIDEON MAILER (MINNESOTA DULUTH)

Hosted by

The Institute of Intellectual History

and

The Department of Philosophy, University of St. Andrews

with 

The Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society,

The Institute for the Study of Scottish Philosophy,

and

The International Adam Smith Society

We welcome paper abstracts (400 words max) and session proposals, both on the themes of the conference and on eighteenth-century Scottish intellectual life more generally. We also welcome proposals for authors meet critics sessions on recent or forthcoming books.

A limited amount of funding will be available for PhD Students.

Deadline February 25, 2023


Proposals to be sent to [email protected]

General enquiries should also be sent to [email protected]