Hume's Epistemology and Metaphysics: An Introduction

Hume's Epistemology and Metaphysics: An Introduction

by Georges Dicker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415163188

ISBN-13: 9780415163187

Pub. Date: 05/06/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

David Hume's Treatise on Human Nature and Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding are amongst the most widely-studies texts on philosophy. Hume's Epistemology and Metaphysics: An Introduction presents in a clear, concise and accessible manner the key themes of these texts. Georges Dicker clarifies Hume's views on meaning, knowledge,

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David Hume's Treatise on Human Nature and Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding are amongst the most widely-studies texts on philosophy. Hume's Epistemology and Metaphysics: An Introduction presents in a clear, concise and accessible manner the key themes of these texts. Georges Dicker clarifies Hume's views on meaning, knowledge, causality, and sense perception step by step and provides us with a sharp picture of how philosophical thinking has been influenced by Hume. Accessible to anyone coming to Hume for the first time, Hume's Epistemology and Metaphysics is an indispensible guide to Hume's philosophical thinking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415163187
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/06/1998
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Note on the References and Abbreviations
Introduction
Notes
1. Hume's Theory of Meaning and its Implications,
r ume's Theory of Knowledge (I): 'Hume's Fork,'
3. Hume's Theory of Knowledge (II): Causal Reasoning and Induction,
4. Hume's Theory of Causality
3. Hume's Analysis of Causation
4. The Regularity Theory: Some Objections and Replies
5. Hume's Critique of the Causal Principle
6. The Belief in the Existence of Body
Bibliography
Index

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