- Chair of Pneumatics and Moral Philosophy, Edinburgh
- Tutor to the Earl of Bute’s family
Publications, Manuscripts, and other Resources
- A Ferguson, Analysis of pneumatics and moral philosophy For the use of students in the College of Edinburgh (Edinburgh 1766)
- A Ferguson, Institutes of Moral Philosophy for the Use of Students in the College of Edinburgh (Edinburgh 1769)
Short Adam Ferguson biography at Northern Lights: The Scottish Enlightenment.
*For references, see the Site Bibliography.