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On Hume

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Published by Wadsworth Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western philosophy, c 1600 to c 1800,
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Textbooks,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Hume, David,
  • Philosophers,
  • 1711-1776,
  • Hume, David,

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWadsworth Philosophers Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7785839M
    ISBN 100534576052
    ISBN 109780534576059


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This brief text assists students in understanding Hume's philosophy and thinking so that they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue and improve their understanding of course content.

Part of the "Wadsworth Philosophers Series," (which will eventually consist of approximately titles, each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the present), ON HUME is.

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: with Hume's Abstract of A Treatise of Human Nature and A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh (Hackett Classics)/5(). A Treatise of Human Nature (–40) is a book by Scottish philosopher David Hume, considered by many to be Hume's most important work and one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy.

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The Treatise is a classic statement of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and the introduction Hume presents the idea of placing all science and philosophy on a novel Author: David Hume. Treatise, Book 1 David Hume i: Ideas Part i: Ideas, their origin, composition, connection, abstraction, etc.

1: The origin of our ideas All the perceptions of the human mind fall into two distinct kinds, which I shall call ‘impressions’ and ‘ideas’. These differ in the degrees of force and liveliness with which they. David Hume Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion is a philosophical work by the Scottish philosopher David Hume, first published in Through dialogue, three philosophers named Demea, Philo, and Cleanthes debate the nature of God 's existence.

An Abstract of a Book Lately Published () A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh () Acknowledged Works () Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects (, ). Summary, Book I: “Of the Understanding” Hume begins by arguing for the validity of empiricism, the premise that all of our knowledge is based on our experiences, and using this method to examine several philosophical concepts.

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Each book opens with a comprehensive introduction by a leading specialist which covers the philosopher's life, work, and influence. Endnotes, a full bibliography, guides to further reading, and an index are.

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“James Anderson’s book on David Hume is a masterly summary and critique of one of the most important and influential philosophers in modern Western history. With clarity and insight, Anderson presents the overall structure of Hume’s philosophical work, as well as devastating criticisms of Hume’s epistemological project.

David Hume (/ h juː m /; born David Home; 7 May NS (26 April OS) – 25 August ) was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, librarian and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism.

Beginning with A Treatise of Human Nature (–40), Hume strove to create a naturalistic Alma mater: University of Edinburgh. This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the entire career of one of Britain's greatest men of letters. It sets in biographical and historical context all of Hume's works, from A Treatise of Human Nature to The History of England, bringing to light the major influences on the course of Hume's intellectual development and paying careful attention to the differences between.

David Hume ( - ) wrote the Treatise in and published it in and Its originality alone would have given Hume a place in history but the maturity of the book, though written by Hume at such an early age, establishes him as one of history's great geniuses.

When the philosopher David Hume offered refuge to the persecuted writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau it was apparently a meeting of minds. But the friendship soon soured, casting a. Hume’s first major work of philosophy published in when he was just 29 yeas old.

It is made up of three books entitled “Of the Understanding”, “Of the Passions”, and “Of Morals”. In the book he uses his sceptical rationalism to create an ambitious “science of man”.

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The book also includes a chronology of Hume's life; cross-references throughout the book to point readers to related sections; a bibliography; chapter-specific lists of books and articles for further reading; and a glossary of terms, including both Hume's own and those Garrett uses in the book to explicate Hume.

Hume conceived of philosophy as the inductive, experimental science of human nature. Taking the scientific method of the English physicist Sir Isaac Newton as his model and building on the epistemology of the English philosopher John Locke, Hume tried to describe how the mind works in acquiring what is called knowledge.

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All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting. David Hume (7 May – 25 August ) was a philosopher and historian from Scotland. When he was still alive, people thought of him as a historian.

He wrote a series of large books called The History of England. But today, people think of Hume as an important philosopher. Located in Albury, mi from Commercial Club Albury and mi from Lauren Jackson Sports Center, Central Holiday Home on Hume offers free WiFi, a garden and air conditioning.

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It is our feelings or sentiments, Hume claimed, that exert practical influence over human volition and action. Observation does reveal a constant conjunction between having a motive (not a reason. Hume, Martin A. (Martin Andrew Sharp), Title: Queens of old Spain Contents: Introduction -- book I.

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Hume conceived philosophy as the inductive, experimental science of human nature, building on the epistemology of the English philosopher John Locke, which enabled him to explore how the mind acquires knowledge.

In this book the author tries to provide a comprehensive interpretation of Hume's philosophy and to expound and discuss his central problems against the background of that general interpretation.

But there are several ways in which the task had to be limited. Hume had important things to say on almost every question of human concern.

M.K. Hume -- the complete book list in order (9 books) (3 series). Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Book I: Of The Understanding A TREATISE OF Human Nature: BEING An Attempt to introduce the experimental Method of Reasoning into MORAL SUBJECTS.

Rara temporum felicitas, ubi sentire, quæ velis; & quæ sentias, dicere licet. Tacit. Book I. OF THE UNDERSTANDING. LONDON: Printed for John Noon, at the White-Hart, near Mercer’s-Chapel in Cheapside. The author of two books "Inside Story" and "Death and the Mines," Hume was named "the best in the business" by the American Journalism Review for his extensive news coverage of the White House.

Hume assumed that book's commercial failure could be accounted for by its length, difficulty, and lack of accessibility, and so, being a man who desired literary fame, he hoped to acquire commercial success by presenting the same ideas in a more appealing and accessible manner.

Unfortunately, it seems Hume misunderstood what the literati of his. Hume has spoken several times on campus, including at the University’s Laetare Sunday Communion Breakfast, and in the late s lectured as a visiting professor of history.

“John was a regular visitor to my course A History of Northern Ireland,” recalled Savage.