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Author: Henry Lewis; Hunter Lewis
Publisher: Lanham : Axios Press, 2014.
Series: The essence of-- series
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Axios's Essence of ... Series takes the greatest works of practical philosophy and pares them down to their essence. Selected passages flow together to create a seamless work that will capture your interest from page one. This newest volume in the series is dedicated to David Hume who is ranked as one of the greatest Western philosophers and economists. You will find three main sections on Hume (Religion, Morals,  Read more...
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Lewis, Henry.
Essence of David Hume on Religion, Morals, and Economics.
Lanham : Axios Press, ©2014
Named Person: David Hume; David Hume
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Lewis; Hunter Lewis
ISBN: 9781604190915 1604190914
OCLC Number: 893332804
Description: 1 online resource (368 pages).
Contents: Part One: Religion; Introduction; An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding; Section I, 6; Section X: Of Miracles; An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals; Section IX: Conclusion; Selected Essays; Of Suicide; Of Superstition and Enthusiasm; Of National Characters; Of the Parties of Great Britain; On the Standard of Taste; On the Immortality of the Soul; The Natural History of Religion; Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion; Part Two: Morals; Introduction; An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding; Section I: Of the Different Species of Philosophy. Section II: Of ... Skeptical PhilosophyA Treatise of Human Nature; Introduction; Book III: Of Morals; An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals; Section I: Of the General Principles of Morals; Section II: Of Benevolence; Section III: Of Justice; Section IV: Of Political Society; Section V: Why Utility Pleases; Section VI: Of Qualities Useful to Ourselves; Section VII: Of Qualities Immediately Agreeable to Ourselves; Section VIII: Of Qualities Immediately Agreeable to Others; Section IX: Conclusion; Appendix I: Concerning Moral Sentiment; Appendix II: Of Self-Love; Selected Essays. The SkepticOf the Standard of Taste; Of Refinement in the Arts; Of the Original Contract; Of the Delicacy of Taste and Passion; Of the Dignity or Meanness of Human Nature; The Epicurean; The Stoic; The Platonist; Part Three: Economics; Brief Introduction: What David Hume Has to Teach Us Today; Introduction; I: Of Money; II: Of Interest; III: Of Interest, Continued: How Commerce Increases Savings, Lowers Profits, and Lowers Interest, without Ever Requiring the Creation of Additional Money; IV: Of the Jealousy of Trade; V: Of the Balance of Trade; VI: Of Commerce; VII: Of Public Credit. VIII: Of TaxesIX: Of the Populousness of Ancient Nations; X: Of Government; That Politics May Be Reduced to a Science; Of the Origin of Government; Of Civil Liberty; Of the Rise and Progress of the Arts and Sciences; Of Some Remarkable Customs; Of the Protestant Succession (On Political Tactics); Part Four: Life; A Treatise of Human Nature; The Life of David Hume, Esq. (Written by Himself); Letter from Adam Smith, LLD to William Strahan, Esq.; Index.
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Axios's Essence of ... Series takes the greatest works of practical philosophy and pares them down to their essence. Selected passages flow together to create a seamless work that will capture your interest from page one. This newest volume in the series is dedicated to David Hume who is ranked as one of the greatest Western philosophers and economists. You will find three main sections on Hume (Religion, Morals, and Economics) as well as a section on his life.

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