The Democratic Intellect:

Scotland and her Universities in the Nineteenth Century
Davie, George
Date published: 
August 2013

‘A truly seminal work in the Scottish intellectual tradition.’ – James Kelman First published in 1961, The Democratic Intellect provoked a re-evaluation of Scotland’s philosophy of itself. George Davie’s account of the history of the movement which set Scotland apart from its neighbours, and of the great personalities of involved, has proved seminal in restoring to Scotland a sense of the value of its unique cultural identity. An Edinburgh Classic Edition with a new introduction by Murdo Macdonald (University of Dundee), and Richard Gunn and a preface by Lindsay Paterson, Professor of Educational Policy at the University of Edinburgh.