Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion / Edition 1

Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion / Edition 1

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by David Hume
     
 

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ISBN-10: 087975527X

ISBN-13: 9780879755270

Pub. Date: 05/28/1989

Publisher: Prometheus Books

Humankind has pondered many mysteries, but few more enticing than the existence of a divine creator who is said to have set the universe in motion. Imitating the well-known style of Platonic dialogues, the relentless inquirer and empiricist David Hume assembles a group to discuss the existence of God, his divine nature, his attributes, and the point of his creation

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Humankind has pondered many mysteries, but few more enticing than the existence of a divine creator who is said to have set the universe in motion. Imitating the well-known style of Platonic dialogues, the relentless inquirer and empiricist David Hume assembles a group to discuss the existence of God, his divine nature, his attributes, and the point of his creation. How do we come to have knowledge of God? Who has the burden of proof with respect to these matters of intense religious significance, and what sort of proof might gain universal assent? Can one argue from the orderliness of the universe to the conclusion that it must have had a purposeful creator at its helm? Hume has captured the nature of this intense debate in a classic work that has stood the test of time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879755270
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
05/28/1989
Series:
Great Books in Philosophy
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
114
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.31(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion - David Hume Edited with an Introduction by Martin Bell

Introduction
Notes to Introduction
Textual Note

PAMPHILUS to HERMIPPUS

Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV
Part V
Part VI
Part VII
Part VIII
Part IX
Part X
Part XI
Part XII
Notes
Select Bibliography

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