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Studies in the philosophy of David Hume.

Charles William Hendel

Studies in the philosophy of David Hume.

by Charles William Hendel

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hume, David, -- 1711-1776

  • Edition Notes

    The author"s doctoral dissertation, Princeton university, 1917, but not published as a thesis.

    SeriesThe Library of liberal arts, 116
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1498 H45 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination516p.
    Number of Pages516
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13640516M

    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 andBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. The first extended comparison of the philosophies of Gilles Deleuze and David Hume. Jeffrey Bell argues that Deleuze's early work on Hume was instrumental to Deleuze's formulation of the problems and concepts that would remain the focus of his entire corpus.

    David Hume is probably the greatest philosopher to write in English, and it is chiefly as a philosopher that he is read today. In his own time, however, he was more famous as an essayist, political theorist, historian, and man of letters than as a metaphysician and moralist. Learn philosophy david hume with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of philosophy david hume flashcards on Quizlet.

    Treatise , “Of the influence of the imagination on the passions,” provides a magnified view into the relationship between motivation, morality, and politics in Hume’s philosophy. Here, Hume analyzes a “noted passage” from the history of antiquity in which the citizens of fifth-century Athens deliberated over whether to burn the. Also, in another book, “David Hume and problem of reason; recovering – the human sciences” (published by Yale University Press in )5, John Danford explained how skepticism concerning the ability of reason to lead to knowledge acquisition led to Hume’s position was to show that when reason is cut loose or severed from experience, it Author: Chrisantus Oden.


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In this masterful work, David Johnson, philosopher, logician and pedagogue par excellence delivers a coup de grace to Hume's well known argument against miracles and religious testimony.

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New York: Garland Pub.,© OCLC Number: Description: li, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: The ambitions and concerns of a lifetime --The youth's discovery --The imagination --The theory of relations and mental habits --The nature and meaning of causation --The external world of objects --The self or personal identity --The maturing of a philosophical skepticism --Essays to illustrate the Inquiry.

The next book is usually known by philosophers as The First Enquiry, but its full title is An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. This was written about a decade after the Treatise, and it was designed to make the doctrines of the Treatise — or at least the ones that by that time Hume found himself wedded to — more accessible.

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We have no certain, self-evident knowledge of anything. Our knowledge is confined to impressions and ideas, and so we are not in a position to assert the existence either of material objects or of spiritual entities.

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David Hume (/ h juː m /; born David Home; 7 May NS (26 April OS) – 25 August ) was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, scepticism, and naturalism.

Beginning with A Treatise of Human Nature (–40), Hume strove to create a naturalistic Alma mater: University of Edinburgh. Book Description: This volume provides a new and nuanced appreciation of David Hume, the historian.

Gone for good are the days when one can off-handedly assert, as R. Collingwood once did, that Hume “deserted philosophical studies in favour of historical” ones. Peter Kail is Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, The University of Edinburgh, David Hume Tower, George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JX, United Kingdom.

E-mail: @ References to Hume’s works should generally appear in the body of the text; the form of these references should be explained in the first endnote referring to the. Book Reviews. Books are accepted for review on the understanding that a review cannot be guaranteed.

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David Hume () was a Scottish thinker who made substantial contributions to the fields of epistemology, metaphysics, religion, mind, aesthetics, morals, politics, history and economics. He is traditionally classified as one of the three most important British empiricists along with John Locke () and George Berkeley ().

Hume Studies is published twice yearly and contains scholarly articles on all aspects of Hume’s philosophy, book reviews, and a very useful comprehensive annual survey of all publications on Hume and his philosophy. All but the most recent issues of the journal are available to all online.

Studies in the philosophy of David Hume by Hendel, Charles William, Publication date Topics Hume, David, Publisher Princeton, Princeton university press Collection uconn_libraries; americana Digitizing sponsor LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation ContributorPages: David Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature (–40) presents the most important account of skepticism in the history of modern philosophy.

In this lucid and thorough introduction to the work, John P. Wright examines the development of Hume's ideas in the Treatise, their relation to eighteenth-century theories of the imagination and passions, and the reception they received.

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In his two main works on metaphysics – A Treatise of Human Nature (–40) and the first Enquiry (first ed. ) – Hume encounters a predicament pertaining to the unreflective, ‘vulgar’ attribution of external existence to mental perceptions.

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Hume's comprehensive effort to form an observationally grounded study of human nature employs John Locke's empiric principles to construct a theory of knowledge from which to /5(13).The prominence of the imagination in David Hume’s philosophy has been recognised by generations of readers.

In this rich study, Timothy Costelloe gives us the most complete picture yet of Hume’s view of imagination – and its place in his philosophy.The relation between Hume’s constructive and skeptical aims has been a central concern for Hume interpreters. Hume’s two definitions of ‘cause’ in the Treatise and first Enquiry apparently represent an important constructive achievement, but this paper argues that the definitions must be understood in terms of Hume’s skepticism.