Socrates Meets Hume: The Father of Philosophy Meets the Father of Modern Skepticism

Socrates Meets Hume: The Father of Philosophy Meets the Father of Modern Skepticism

by Peter Kreeft

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ISBN-13: 9781587318337
Publisher: St. Augustine's Press
Publication date: 07/23/2012
Pages: 227
Sales rank: 1,028,105
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 7

Introduction 9

1 Hume Introduced 15

2 The Point of Departure 24

3 Hume's Relation to Locke 42

4 Hume's Promise: The Origin of All Ideas 56

5 The Division of All Objects of Reason (Things Knowable) into "Relations of Ideas" and "Matters of Fact" 81

6 The Critique of Causality 103

7 The Mysterious Idea of Causal Connection 129

8 Hume's Explanation of Causal Reasoning by Custom or Habit 145

9 Hume's Emotive Morality 155

10 Hume's Critique of Miracles 163

11 Hume's Critiques of Christianity 199

12 Hume's Denial of the Self 209

13 Hume's Skepticism 217

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