A Landmark Of Enlightenment Thought, Hume S An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding Is Accompanied Here By Two Shorter Works That Shed Light On It A Letter From A Gentleman To His Friend In Edinburgh, Hume S Response To Those Accusing Him Of Atheism, Of Advocating Extreme Skepticism, And Of Undermining The Foundations Of Morality And His Abstract Of A Treatise Of Human Nature, Which Anticipates Discussions Developed In The Enquiry.In His Concise Introduction, Eric Steinberg Explores The Conditions That Led Hume To Write The Enquiry And The Work S Important Relationship To Book I Of Hume S A Treatise Of Human Nature.
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 has ever written in the English language While Hume fa
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- An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding/Abstract of A Treatise of Human Nature/Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh
- David Hume
- 19 October 2018 David Hume