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Hume's A treatise of human nature : an introduction

Author: John P Wright
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge introductions to key philosophical texts, 2009: 2
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this lucid and thorough introduction to Hume's Treatise of Human Nature, John P. Wright examines the development of Hume's ideas, their relation to eighteenth-century theories of the imagination  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Commentaren (vorm)
Named Person: David Hume
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John P Wright
ISBN: 9780521541589 0521541581 9780521833769 0521833760
OCLC Number: 901966830
Description: 316 p.
Contents: Preface; 1. The author and the book; 2. First principles; 3. Causation; 4. Skepticism; 5. Determinism; 6. Passions, sympathy, and others' minds; 7. Motivation: reason and the calm passions; 8. Moral sense, reason, and moral skepticism; 9. The foundations of morals; Bibliography and further reading; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge introductions to key philosophical texts, 2009: 2
Responsibility: John P. Wright [aut].

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