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The David Hume Library

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David Hume (7 May [26 April O.S.] – 25 August ) was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, known especially for his philosophical empiricism and skepticism.

He is regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of. David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume, reprinted from the Original Edition in three volumes and edited, This text-based PDF or EBook was created from the HTML version of this book and is part of the Portable Library of Liberty.

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) [David Hume, V. Chappell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Philosophy of David Hume (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, No. )Author: David Hume. David Hume (hyōōm), –76, Scottish philosopher and ed at Edinburgh, he lived (–37) in France, where he finished his first philosophical work, A Treatise of Human Nature (–40).

His other philosophical works include An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (; a simplified version of the first book of the Treatise), An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of.

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 The David Hume Library book. 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, The David Hume Library book 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.

Once read and grasped, this book will provide the context and proper, Christian critique for anyone wanting to pursue further study in Hume, or in Western thought since Hume. I am glad to have Anderson’s book in my library.” —K.

Scott Oliphint, Dean of Faculty, Professor of Apologetics and Systematic Theology, Westminster Theological Seminary. David Hume acknowledges that in Scotland, in the yeara bare toleration of the new preachers would have been equivalent to a deliberate plan to destroy the national religion; he proves the point by his account of the fanatical conduct of these sectaries, Histoire de la Maison de Tudor, t.

III, p. 9; t. IV, p. 59 and ; t. V, p.etc. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is the thesis of a thinker who was a scientist, psychologist, metaphysician, and skeptic who continues to fascinate contemporary minds.

The product of both youthful fire and mature consideration, the Enquiry, "contain[s] everything of Consequence relating to the understanding." In the face of skepticism, the Enquiry offered progress Brand: Barnes & Noble.

The Library of David Hume. The Scottish philosopher, David Hume () has been the subject of special interest at McGill since the late s, and McGill has one of the major scholarly Hume collections.

Just before the end ofRare Books and Special Collections acquired a volume from David Hume’s library to add to its already. David Hume: 21 Works - Kindle edition by Hume, David.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading David Hume: 21 Works/5(20). David Hume is probably the greatest philosopher to write in English, and it is chiefly as a philosopher that he is read today.

In his own time, however, he was more famous as an essayist, political theorist, historian, and man of letters than as a metaphysician and moralist. Looking for books by David Hume.

See all books authored by David Hume, including An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding, and The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Non-believer, and more on David Hume was a Scottish historian, philosopher, economist, diplomat and essayist known today especially for his radical philosophical empiricism and scepticism.

In light of Hume's central role in the Scottish Enlightenment, and in the history of Western philosophy, Bryan Magee judged him as a philosopher "widely regarded as the greatest who /5. The David Hume library --Appendix 1: Dramatis personae: the family of David Hume and Baron Hume Appendix 2: Catalogue of Baron Hume's library, (NLS MS ) --Appendix 3: Selected pamphlet collections in T.G.

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His empirical argument against British mercantilism formed a building block for classical economics. His essays on money and international trade published in Political Discourses strongly influenced his friend and fellow.

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Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion is a philosophical work written by the Scottish philosopher David Hume. Through dialogue, three fictional characters named Demea, Philo, and Cleanthes debate the nature of God's existence.

While all three agree that a god exists, they differ sharply in opinion on God's nature or attributes and how, or if, humankind can come to knowledge of a deity.4/5(5). Get this from a library.

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A permanent online resource for Hume scholars and students, including reliable texts of almost everything written by David Hume, and links to secondary material on the web. Hume Texts Online Texts Notes Book 2, Of the Passions () Advertisement () Book 3, Of Morals ().

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Section 7: Conclusion of this book→ Treatise of Human Nature/Book 1: Of the understanding — PART IV: Of the sceptical and other systems of philosophy. Section 6: Of personal identity David Hume.

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Passmore, John. Hume's Intentions. 3d ed. London: Duckworth, The idea of this book by a distinguished Australian philosopher is to reveal the many facets of Hume's philosophical genius by devoting a separate chapter to each of the major elements in his thought. Smith, Norman Kemp.

The Philosophy of David Hume. London: Macmillan & Co., Download the Hume Libraries app to manage your account, search the catalogue, renew and reserve books and access the Digital Library. The Hume Society is an international organization of scholars whose purpose is to stimulate scholarship on all aspects of the thought and writings of David Hume, the 18th-century Scottish philosopher, historian and essayist.

Membership in the society is open to everyone interested in Hume and his philosophical and literary contemporaries. Unpopular in its day, David Hume's sprawling, three-volume 'A Treatise of Human Nature' () has withstood the test of time and had enormous impact on subsequent philosophical thought.

Hume's comprehensive effort to form an observationally grounded study of human nature employs John Locke's empiric principles to construct a theory of knowledge from which to evaluate metaphysical ideas/5(13). David Hume (/ h juː m /; born David Home; 7 May NS (26 April OS) – 25 August ) was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, scepticism, and naturalism.

Beginning with A Treatise of Human Nature (–40), Hume strove to create a naturalistic science of man Alma mater: University of Edinburgh. When going through her midlife crisis at the writer Alison Gopnik said the philosopher David Hume’s A Treatise of Human Nature—which argues Author: Myles Poydras.

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