A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects / Edition 1 by David Hume | 9780879757434 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects / Edition 1

A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects / Edition 1

by David Hume
     
 

ISBN-10: 0879757434

ISBN-13: 9780879757434

Pub. Date: 06/28/1992

Publisher: Prometheus Books

This unedited first edition of David Hume's "Treatise of Human Nature", with text reproduced actual size, allows scholars worldwide to read the exact same text as its earliest readers who included Alexander Pope, Bishop Butler, Adam Smith and Francis Hutcheson.

Hume scholar, David Raynor has written an introduction which sets the "Treatise" in its intellectual and

Overview

This unedited first edition of David Hume's "Treatise of Human Nature", with text reproduced actual size, allows scholars worldwide to read the exact same text as its earliest readers who included Alexander Pope, Bishop Butler, Adam Smith and Francis Hutcheson.

Hume scholar, David Raynor has written an introduction which sets the "Treatise" in its intellectual and historical context and details its early reception. It stands out from the crowd of editions of this work as being the only one that Hume saw printed in his lifetime, and its original scarcity should makes this a valuable reference for college and research libraries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879757434
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
06/28/1992
Series:
Great Books in Philosophy
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
639
Sales rank:
1,120,192
Product dimensions:
5.39(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.43(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL

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