A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning Into Mor

A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning Into Mor

by David Hume
     
 

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A Treatise of Human Nature (1739-40), David Hume’s comprehensive attempt to base philosophy on a new, observationally grounded study of human nature, is one of the most important texts in Western philosophy. It is the focal point of current attempts to understand 18th-century western philosophy. The Treatise addresses many of the most

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A Treatise of Human Nature (1739-40), David Hume’s comprehensive attempt to base philosophy on a new, observationally grounded study of human nature, is one of the most important texts in Western philosophy. It is the focal point of current attempts to understand 18th-century western philosophy. The Treatise addresses many of the most fundamental philosophical issues: causation, existence, freedom and necessity, and morality. This is the only abridge edition of Hume's classic philosophy text.

A clear presentation, with wide margins for practical use by students including an extended Introduction, chronology of Hume's life and times, glossary, suggestions for further reading, a selection of critical responses and textual notes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140432442
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/28/1986
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
688
Sales rank:
547,695
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 7.25(h) x 1.04(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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