Titans of the Enlightenment
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Hosted by Club members Professor David Purdie, retired medical doctor, renowned after dinner speaker and Honorary Professor at IASSH, David Ingram, antiquarian, historian, wit, bon viveur and raconteur and Cameron Goodall, retired military man, musician and purveyor of hilarity. These new shows are a series of four encounters, each about one of the key figures of the Enlightenment: David Hume, philosopher and historian, Adam Ferguson, philosopher and historian, James Hutton, geologist, and Sir Henry Raeburn, painter. Each performance has a biography, readings, and music concerning, and contemporary with, these important founders of modern society.