Enquiries Concerning Human Understanding and Concerning the Principles of Morals / Edition 3

Enquiries Concerning Human Understanding and Concerning the Principles of Morals / Edition 3

by David Hume
     
 

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ISBN-10: 019824536X

ISBN-13: 9780198245360

Pub. Date: 06/12/1975

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

David Hume's Treatise of Human Nature, composed before the author was twenty-six years old, was published in 1739 and 1740. Its importance was not generally recognized at the time. For this new edition, Professor Nidditch has corrected the wording of Selby-Bigge's text in a number of places where he found this to diverge from the 1777 edition or where the 1777 edition

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David Hume's Treatise of Human Nature, composed before the author was twenty-six years old, was published in 1739 and 1740. Its importance was not generally recognized at the time. For this new edition, Professor Nidditch has corrected the wording of Selby-Bigge's text in a number of places where he found this to diverge from the 1777 edition or where the 1777 edition itself contains error.

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ISBN-13:
9780198245360
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/12/1975
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
458
Sales rank:
1,144,215
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 4.81(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

AN ENQUIRY CONCERNING HUMAN UNDERSTANDING 5(164)
I. Of the different Species of Philosophy
5(12)
II. Of the Origin of Ideas
17(6)
III. Of the Association of Ideas
23(2)
IV. Sceptical Doubts concerning the Operations of the Understanding
25(15)
V. Sceptical Solution of these Doubts
40(16)
VI. Of Probability
56(4)
VII. Of the Idea of necessary Connexion
60(20)
VIII. Of Liberty and Necessity
80(24)
IX. Of the Reason of Animals
104(5)
X. Of Miracles
109(23)
XI. Of a particular Providence and of a future State
132(17)
XII. Of the academical or sceptical Philosophy
149(20)
AN ENQUIRY CONCERNING THE PRINCIPLES OF MORALS. 169(116)
I. Of the general Principles of Morals
169(7)
II. Of Benevolence
176(7)
III. Of Justice
183(22)
IV. Of political Society
205(7)
V. Why Utility pleases
212(21)
VI. Of Qualities useful to Ourselves
233(17)
VII. Of Qualities immediately agreeable to Ourselves
250(11)
VIII. Of Qualities immediately agreeable to Others
261(7)
IX. Conclusion
268(17)
APPENDIX 285(39)
I. Concerning Moral Sentiment 285(10)
II. Of Self-love 295(8)
III. Some farther Considerations with regard to Justice 303(9)
IV. Of some verbal Disputes 312(12)
A DIALOGUE 324(20)
ADDITIONAL NOTE TO PAGE 125 344(3)
NOTES 347(46)
INDEX 393

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