The Cambridge Companion to Hume / Edition 2

The Cambridge Companion to Hume / Edition 2

by David Fate Norton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521859867

ISBN-13: 9780521859868

Pub. Date: 12/31/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Each Cambridge Companion to a philosophical figure is made up of specially commissioned essays by an international team of scholars, providing students and nonspecialists with an introduction to a major philosopher. The series aims to dispel the intimidation that readers may feel when faced with the work of a challenging thinker.  See more details below

Overview

Each Cambridge Companion to a philosophical figure is made up of specially commissioned essays by an international team of scholars, providing students and nonspecialists with an introduction to a major philosopher. The series aims to dispel the intimidation that readers may feel when faced with the work of a challenging thinker.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521859868
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
578
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.46(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Method of citation
1An introduction to Hume's thought1
2Hume's new science of the mind33
3Hume and the philosophy of science64
4Hume's scepticism90
5Hume's moral psychology117
6Hume, human nature, and the foundations of morality148
7The structure of Hume's political theory182
8David Hume: Principles of political economy222
9Hume's literary and aesthetic theory255
10David Hume, "the historian"281
11Hume on religion313
Appendix: Hume's autobiographies345
IA Kind of History of My Life [1734]345
IIMy Own Life [1776]351
Bibliography357
Index of names and subjects377
Index of citations and references392

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