Theory and Practice in the Philosophy of David Hume

Theory and Practice in the Philosophy of David Hume

by J. Wiley
     
 

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An original interpretation of Hume's philosophy as centered on the relationship between theory and practice. The author argues that Hume's Essays and History represent a humanist practical philosophy derived from the speculative philosophy of A Treatise of Human Nature and the Enquiries .

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An original interpretation of Hume's philosophy as centered on the relationship between theory and practice. The author argues that Hume's Essays and History represent a humanist practical philosophy derived from the speculative philosophy of A Treatise of Human Nature and the Enquiries .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781137026415
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
07/31/2012
Series:
Asan-Palgrave Macmillan Series
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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James Wiley has taught at a number of universities across the USA including The John Hopkins University and most recently Western Michigan University.

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