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  • Posted May 8, 2009

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    An Adequate Quick Introduction

    True to its title, this book provides an introduction to David Hume that a reader can easily finish in an hour and a half. The largest section of the book is a lively biography of the philosopher with brief commentaries on his philosophical ideas as they emerged throughout his lifetime. The biography is followed by a short section on Hume's philosophy as it relates to modern science. The book basically ends with ten pages of "sound bites" from Hume's writings.
    The narrative of Hume's life and discussion of the influence of his philosophy on science is written in an informal and highly readable style. (However, nearly every page of the biography contains a sarcastic remark in parentheses. These are funny at first but soon grow tiresome.) This book would not be much use to an philosophical expert or advanced student but for a general reader or undergraduate it is a useful introduction. Certainly, a person with no background in Hume's philosophy could at least sound like they know what they are talking about after 90 minutes with this book. The interested reader could then move on to more advanced commentary or even Hume's own writings and have a good idea what to expect.

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