Historical Period: The 18th Century
Stewart was a Scottish philosopher who studied at Edinburgh University, becoming first professor of mathematics and then later succeeding Adam Smith as professor of moral philosophy. He was a Whig who favored the early stage of the French Revolution.
- Author: Lectures on Political Economy, 2 vols.
- Author: Selections from the Scottish Philosophy of Common Sense
- Introduction: Theory of Moral Sentiments and Essays on Philosophical Subjects (1869)
- Editor: The Theory of Moral Sentiments and on the Origins of Languages (Stewart ed.)
- Editor: The Works of William Robertson in Eight Volumes (1840)