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

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

by David Fate Norton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199263833

ISBN-13: 9780199263837

Pub. Date: 06/14/2007

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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

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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:
9780199263837
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/14/2007
Series:
Clarendon Edition of the Works of David Hume Series
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

A Note on the Texts
Contents of A Treatise of Human Nature
A TREATISE OF HUMAN NATURE
An Abstract of ... A Treatise of Human Nature
A Letter from a Gentleman to his Friend in Edinburgh

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