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David Hume: A Treatise of Human Nature: Volume 1: Texts
     

David Hume: A Treatise of Human Nature: Volume 1: Texts

by David Fate Norton
 

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David and Mary Norton present the definitive scholarly edition of one of the greatest philosophical works ever written. This first volume contains the critical text of David Hume's Treatise of Human Nature (1739/40), followed by the short Abstract (1740) in which Hume set out the key arguments of the larger work; the volume concludes with A

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David and Mary Norton present the definitive scholarly edition of one of the greatest philosophical works ever written. This first volume contains the critical text of David Hume's Treatise of Human Nature (1739/40), followed by the short Abstract (1740) in which Hume set out the key arguments of the larger work; the volume concludes with A Letter from a Gentleman to his Friend in Edinburgh (1745), Hume's defence of the Treatise when it was under attack from ministers seeking to prevent Hume's appointment as Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199596331
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/15/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

David Fate Norton is Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at McGill University and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at the University of Victoria.

Mary J. Norton is a retired teacher and librarian

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