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life of David Hume

by Ernest Campbell Mossner

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Hume, David, 1711-1776,
    • Philosophers -- Scotland -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementErnest Campbell Mossner.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsB1497 .M65 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 709 p. :
      Number of Pages709
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6790705M
      ISBN 100199243360
      LC Control Number00053036

      Recommended Reading: Primary sources: David Hume, Philosophical Works, ed. by T. H. Green and T. H. Grose (Longmans, Green, ) David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature, ed. by Ernest C. Mossner (Viking, ) David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, ed. by Anthony Flew () David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (Free Press, ). Alan Saunders: Well, it's a life and a body of work hugely worth celebrating, and part of that celebration is the book The Great Infidel: A Life of David Hume by Roderick Graham. Details of that.

        • A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume is published by Penguin Classics (£). To order a copy for £ go to or call . Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume 2 John Hill Burton 51 downloads Philosophical Works, v. 1 (of 4) David Hume 49 downloads A History of England from Early Times: A Linked Index to the Project Gutenberg Editions T. Smollett, David Hume, Edward Farr, and E. H. Nolan 32 downloads.

      By this very precise document, it is provided, that "the said David Hume shall and will permit and suffer the said John Noone to have, hold, and enjoy, the sole property, benefit, and advantage of printing and publishing the first edition of the said book, not exceeding one thousand copies thereof.". Mossner's Life of David Hume remains the standard biography of this great thinker and writer. First published in , and updated in , this excellent life story is now reissued in paperback, in response to an overwhelming interest in Hume's brilliant ideas.


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The Life of David Hume [Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson and Sons, ], p. ) The attacks on Hume’s Life and Smith’s Letter are discussed by Mossner, The Life of David Hume, pp.and by T. Grose in the “History of the Editions” that begins the Green and Grose edition of Hume’s.

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The purpose of this analysis was from one point of view only a preliminary step toward a more adequate interpretation of man's moral beliefs. David Hume was a Scottish philosopher, essayist and historian, known for his radical philosophical scepticism and empiricism.

This biography explores his childhood, family life, facts, achievements, philosophies and timeline. David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume, reprinted from the Original Edition in three volumes and edited, with an analytical index, by L.A. Selby-Bigge, M.A. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ).

Life and Correspondence of David Hume: From the Papers Bequeathed by His Nephew to the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and Other Original Sources; Volume 1 David Hume $ The Hume Society is an international organization of scholars whose purpose is to stimulate scholarship on all aspects of the thought and writings of David Hume, the 18th-century Scottish philosopher, historian and essayist.

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David Hume moved forward by tutoring the Marquis of Annandale in He simultaneously worked on his own research as well on one of his larger works which was published later in his life.

However, a year later he was dismissed from the tutorship. Hume then joined General St. Clair’s expedition where he acted as his secretary for three years. DAVID HUME () was a Scottish philosopher and historian. Educated at Edinburgh, he lived in France from towhere he finished his first philosophical work, A Treatise of Human Nature ().Brand: Cosimo Classics.

In his autobiography written near the end of his life, David Hume describes himself as a “man of mild disposition, of command of temper, of an open, social, and cheerful humour, capable of attachment, but little susceptible of enmity, and of great moderation in all my passions.” [Read More].

“James Anderson’s book on David Hume is a masterly summary and critique of one of the most important and influential philosophers in modern Western history. With clarity and insight, Anderson presents the overall structure of Hume’s philosophical work, as well as devastating criticisms of Hume’s epistemological project.

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Containing more than a simple biography, this work is also a study of intellectual reaction in the eighteenth century. Included in this new edition are a detailed bibliography, index."THERE ARE FEW WHO WILL NOW DENY THAT MANKIND HAVE LEARNED MANY VALUABLE TRUTHS FROM DAVID HUME": FIRST EDITION OF THE LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID HUME, HUME, David.

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