Principal Writings on Religion including Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion and The Natural History of Religion

Principal Writings on Religion including Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion and The Natural History of Religion

by David Hume
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199538328

ISBN-13: 9780199538324

Pub. Date: 04/15/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

David Hume is one of the most provocative philosophers to have written in English. His Dialogues ask if a belief in God can be inferred from what is known of the universe, or whether such a belief is even consistent with such knowledge. The Natural History of Religion investigates the origins of belief, and follows its development from polytheism to dogmatic

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David Hume is one of the most provocative philosophers to have written in English. His Dialogues ask if a belief in God can be inferred from what is known of the universe, or whether such a belief is even consistent with such knowledge. The Natural History of Religion investigates the origins of belief, and follows its development from polytheism to dogmatic monotheism. Together, these works constitute the most formidable attack upon religious belief ever mounted by a philosopher.
This new edition includes Section XI of The Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding and a letter by Hume in which he discusses Dialogues.

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ISBN-13:
9780199538324
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/15/2009
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
307,850
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

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