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  1. Charles Bradford Bow (forthcoming). An Age of Infidels: The Politics of Religious Controversy in the Early United States. Intellectual History Review:1-2.
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  2. Charles Bradford Bow (2012). Introduction: Scottish Philosophy in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World. History of European Ideas 39 (5):605-612.
    Summary The Introduction contextualises the development of Thomas Reid's Common Sense philosophy as the foundation for what would be known as the Scottish School of Common Sense. This introductory discussion of Reid's philosophical system bridges his thought in the Scottish Enlightenment with the special issue's focus of Scottish philosophy in the nineteenth-century Atlantic World.
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  3. Charles Bradford Bow (2012). Reforming Witherspoon's Legacy at Princeton: John Witherspoon, Samuel Stanhope Smith and James McCosh on Didactic Enlightenment, 1768–1888. History of European Ideas 39 (5):650-669.
    Summary The College of New Jersey (which later became Princeton University) provides an example of how Scottish philosophy influenced American higher education in an institutional context during the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This article compares the administrations of John Witherspoon (served from 1768 to 1794), Samuel Stanhope Smith (served from 1795 to 1812) and James McCosh (served from 1868 to 1888) at Princeton and examines their use of Scottish philosophy in restructuring the curriculum and reforming its institutional purpose. While (...)
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  4. Charles Bradford Bow (2012). The Science of Applied Ethics at Edinburgh University: Dugald Stewart on Moral Education and the Auxiliary Principles of the Moral Faculty. Intellectual History Review 23 (2):207-224.
    (2013). The Science of Applied Ethics at Edinburgh University: Dugald Stewart on Moral Education and the Auxiliary Principles of the Moral Faculty. Intellectual History Review: Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 207-224. doi: 10.1080/17496977.2012.725554.
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  5. Charles Bradford Bow (2010). Samuel Stanhope Smith and Common Sense Philosophy at Princeton. Journal of Scottish Philosophy 8 (2):189-209.
    In this article, I discuss how Samuel Stanhope Smith advanced Reidian themes in his moral philosophy and examine their reception by Presbyterian revivalists Ashbel Green, Samuel Miller, and Archibald Alexander. Smith, seventh president and moral philosophy professor of the College of New Jersey (1779–1812), has received marginal scholarly attention regarding his moral philosophy and rational theology, in comparison to his predecessor John Witherspoon. As an early American philosopher who drew on the ideals of the Scottish Enlightenment including Common Sense philosophy, (...)
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