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    Angela M. Coventry and Alexander Sager , The Humean Mind
    Journal of Scottish Philosophy 17 (3): 257-263. 2019.
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    Thomas Reid on the Improvement of Knowledge
    Journal of Scottish Philosophy 17 (2): 125-139. 2019.
    Thomas Reid often seems distant from other Scottish Enlightenment figures. While Hume, Hutcheson, Kames, and Smith wrestled with the nature of social progress, Reid was busy with natural philosophy and epistemology, stubbornly loyal to traditional religion and ethics, and out of touch with the heart of his own intellectual world. Or was he? I contend that Reid not only engaged the Scottish Enlightenment's concern for improvement, but, as a leading interpreter of Isaac Newton and Francis Bacon, h…Read more
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    Donald C. Ainslie, Hume's True Scepticism
    Journal of Scottish Philosophy 16 (1): 91-93. 2018.
  • Thomas Reid and the Problem of Secondary Qualities
    Edinburgh University Press. 2017.
    With a new reading of Thomas Reid on primary and secondary qualities, Christopher A. Shrock illuminates the Common Sense theory of perception. Shrock follow's Reid's lead in defending common sense philosophy against the problem of secondary qualities, which claims that our perceptions are only experiences in our brains, not of the world.
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    Andreas Rahmatian, Lord Kames: Legal and Social Theorist (review)
    Journal of Scottish Philosophy 15 (2): 233-235. 2017.
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    Yellow is not a Color
    Southwest Philosophical Studies 34 58-64. 2012.
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    Thomas Reid and the problem of secondary qualities
    Dissertation, Baylor University. 2013.
    Direct Realism is the view that human perception takes physical entities and their mind-independent properties as immediate objects. Although this thesis is supported by common sense, many argue that it can be dismissed on philosophical or quasi-scientific grounds. This essay attempts to defend Direct Realism against one such argument, which I call the “Problem of Secondary Qualities,” using the ideas of Scottish Common Sense philosopher Thomas Reid. The first chapter of this work offers a detai…Read more