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David Hume

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

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  • Hume, David, -- 1711-1776.

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    Statementedited by Stanley Tweyman. Vol.6, Politics, economics, justice and miscellaneous.
    SeriesThe Routledge critical assessments on leading philosophers
    ContributionsTweyman, Stanley, 1942-
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15032799M
    ISBN 100415123151


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The Treatise is a classic statement of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism. The next book is usually known by philosophers as The First Enquiry, but its full title is An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.

This was written about a decade after the Treatise, and it was designed to make the doctrines of the Treatise — or at least the ones that by that time Hume found himself wedded to — more accessible.

These are the doctrines of the first book of the Treatise. David Hume, Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist known especially for his philosophical empiricism and skepticism.

Despite the enduring impact of his theory of knowledge, Hume seems to have considered himself chiefly as a moralist. Learn more about his life and ideas in this article.

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An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. I think this is more distinctively Hume’s contribution to Western, and particularly Anglo-American thought, the foundation of the empirical, pragmatic tradition.

The Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. Hume wrote the Dialogues about but decided to withhold publication during his lifetime.

When Adam Smith proved unwilling to take responsibility for the posthumous publication of the Dialogues, Hume entrusted it to his own publisher, William Strahan, with the provision that the work would be committed to Hume’s nephew David if Strahan failed to publish it within two and one-half years of.

[(The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius C Sar to the Revolution inVolume 1)] [By (author) David Hume] published on (January, ).

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