The Philosophy of David Hume: With a New Introduction by Don Garrett

The Philosophy of David Hume: With a New Introduction by Don Garrett

by Norman Kemp Smith, Don Garrett
     
 
Norman Kemp Smith's The Philosophy of David Hume has long been regarded as a classic study by scholars in the field - a ground-breaking book that has since been unsurpassed in its comprehensive coverage of the ideas and issues of Hume's Treatise. This reissue brings this currently out-of-print and highly sought-after classic up-to-date with a new introduction by Don

Overview

Norman Kemp Smith's The Philosophy of David Hume has long been regarded as a classic study by scholars in the field - a ground-breaking book that has since been unsurpassed in its comprehensive coverage of the ideas and issues of Hume's Treatise. This reissue brings this currently out-of-print and highly sought-after classic up-to-date with a new introduction by Don Garrett. Garrett's new introduction sets the book in its contemporary context and makes the case for its continuing importance in the field of Hume scholarship.

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From the Publisher

'the re-issue of this work is wholly welcomed and Garrett's introduction is a very helpful addition to it.' - Sylvana Tomaselli, Journal of Liberal History

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403915078
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
01/13/2005
Edition description:
5th ed. 1941
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
796,187
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.05(d)

Meet the Author

Norman Kemp Smith (1872-1958) was Professor of Logic and Metaphysics at the University of Edinburgh. Amongst his books are New Studies in the Philosophy of Descartes, The Credibility of Divine Existence and his translation of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason.

Don Garrett is Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of North Carlolina, Chapel Hill. He is the Co-Editor of the journal Hume Studies, and The Encyclopedia of Empiricism, author of Cognition and Commitment in Hume's Philosophy, editor of The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza and Early Modern Philosophy (OUP forthcoming).

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