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A treatise of human nature

Author: David Hume; David Fate Norton; Mary J Norton
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009, ©2000.
Series: Oxford philosophical texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Treatise of Human Nature was Hume's comprehensive attempt to base philosophy on a new study of human nature. The volume includes an explanatory introduction, annotations and a glossary.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hume; David Fate Norton; Mary J Norton
ISBN: 9780198751724 0198751729 0198751737 9780198751731
OCLC Number: 802848674
Notes: "First published 2000. Reprinted with corrections 2001, 2002, 2003 (twice) 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009"--Title page verso. Note on the texts of this edition dated January 2006.--Pages l106-l107.
Description: ix, I107, 622 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The elements of the mental world --
The ideas of space and time --
Knowledge, probability, belief, and causation --
Forms of scepticism --
The indirect passions of pride and humility --
The indirect passions of love and hatred --
The direct passions and the will --
The source of moral distinctions --
The artificial virtues --
Natural virtues and natural abilities --
Of ideas, their origin, composition, connexion, abstraction, and etc. --
Of the ideas of space and time --
Of knowledge and probability --
Of the sceptical and other systems of philosophy --
Of pride and humility --
Of love and hatred --
Of the will and direct passions --
Of virtue and vice in general --
Of justice and injustice --
Of the other virtues and vices.
Series Title: Oxford philosophical texts.
Responsibility: David Hume ; edited by David Fate Norton, Mary J. Norton ; editor's introduction by David Fate Norton.

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A Treatise of Human Nature was Hume's comprehensive attempt to base philosophy on a new study of human nature. The volume includes an explanatory introduction, annotations and a glossary.

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