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  1. Adam Ferguson FRSE also known as Ferguson of Raith was a Scottish philosopher and historian of the Scottish Enlightenment. Ferguson was sympathetic to traditional societies, such as the Highlands, for producing courage and loyalty. He criticized commercial society as making men weak, dishonourable and unconcerned for their community. Ferguson has been called "the father of modern sociology." His most well known work is his Essay on the History of Civil Society.
    • also known as 亚当·福格森; Фергюсон, Адам
    • born on (292 years ago) in Logierait
    • ethnicity: Scottish people
    • nationality: Scotland
    • profession: Philosopher, chaplain
    • died on (199 years ago) in St Andrews
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  2. Adam Ferguson is an award-winning visual artist.
    • born in (38 years ago) in New South Wales
    • nationality: Australia
    • education: Griffith University
    • profession: Photographer
    • nomination:
      • nominated to World Press Photo Award for Spot News - "2009 World Press Photo Award for Spot News winning photo" (Single)
      • World Press Photo Award for Spot News - "2009 World Press Photo Award for Spot News winning photo" (Single)
  3. Adam Ferguson: Sir Adam Ferguson was keeper of the regalia in Scotland.
  4. Adam Ferguson is a copywriter.
    • profession: Copywriter

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Management Theory (2013)

by Eric H. Kessler

Although they were friends, 18thcentury philosopher Adam Smith and historian Adam Ferguson looked at two very different aspects of the division of labor. In An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (discussed earlier), ...

Google previewAn American Biographical and Historical Dictionary, etc (1809)

by William ALLEN (D.D., President of Bowdoin College.)

Adam Ferguson, secrotary of the commissioners, who assured him ...

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The history of mankind is confined within a limited period, and from every quarter brings an intimation that human affairs have had a beginning. (Adam Ferguson)
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