The Scottish Enlightenment was characterised by a thoroughgoing empiricism and practicality where the chief values were improvement, virtue, and practical benefit for the individual and society as a whole. 1.058 kata lagi
16th to 18th century, the mood seemed to be that we were, as an island people, not going to be invaded ever again.
Those who had wealth wanted to become richer, thus more influential and more powerful. 1.799 kata lagi