The Cambridge Companion to Hume

The Cambridge Companion to Hume

by David Fate Norton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521382734

ISBN-13: 9780521382731

Pub. Date: 10/28/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Each Cambridge Companion to a philosophical figure is made up of specially commissioned essays by an international team of scholars, providing students and nonspecialists with an introduction to a major philosopher. The series aims to dispel the intimidation that readers may feel when faced with the work of a challenging thinker.

Overview

Each Cambridge Companion to a philosophical figure is made up of specially commissioned essays by an international team of scholars, providing students and nonspecialists with an introduction to a major philosopher. The series aims to dispel the intimidation that readers may feel when faced with the work of a challenging thinker.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521382731
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1993
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors ix

Preface to the Second Edition xiii

Method of Citation xv

List of Abbreviations xvii

1 An Introduction to Hume's Thought David Fate Norton 1

2 Hume's New Science of the Mind John Biro 40

3 Hume and the Mechanics of Mind: Impressions, Ideas, and Association David Owen 70

4 Hume's Theory of Space and Time in Its Skeptical Context Donald L. M. Baxter 105

5 Hume on Causation Martin Bell 147

6 Hume and the Problem of Personal Identity Jane L. McIntyre 177

7 Hume's Skepticism Robert J. Fogelin 209

8 Hume's Moral Psychology Terence Penelhum 238

9 The Foundations of Morality in Hume's Treatise David Fate Norton 270

10 Hume's Later Moral Philosophy Jacqueline Taylor 311

11 The Structure of Hume's Political Theory Knud Haakonssen 341

12 Hume's Principles of Political Economy Andrew S. Skinner 381

13 Hume on the Arts and "The Standard of Taste": Texts and Contexts Peter Jones 414

14 David Hume: "The Historian" David Wootton 447

15 Hume on Religion J. C. A. Gaskin 480

Appendix Hume's Autobiographies 515

I A Kind of History of My Life (1734) 515

II My Own Life (1776) 522

Selected Bibliography 531

Index 539

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