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Published by University Press, University of Texas, Humanities Research Center in Edinburgh, Austin, Tex .

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  • Hume, David, 1711-1776.,
  • Mossner, Ernest Campbell, 1907-,
  • Enlightenment.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by William B. Todd.
ContributionsMossner, Ernest Campbell, 1907-, Todd, William B.
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LC ClassificationsB1498 .H88
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Pagination215 p. ;
Number of Pages215
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Open LibraryOL5240658M
LC Control Number75311952

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Taking recent work on Hume as a starting point, this volume of original essays aims to re-examine and clarify Hume's influence on the thought and values of the Enlightenment.

Although historically an Enlightenment figure, this identity is often missed due to misunderstandings of both his philosophy and of the movement itself. Taking recent work on Hume as a starting point, this volume of original essays aims to re-examine and clarify Hume's influence on the thought and values of the Enlightenment.

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Taking recent work on Hume as a starting point, this volume of original essays aims to re-examine and clarify Hume's influence on the thought and values of the Enlightenment. Hume's Sceptical Enlightenment offers a new interpretation for such diverse images and demonstrates the uniqueness of Hume as an Enlightenment thinker, illustrating how his 'spirit of scepticism' often leads him into seemingly paradoxical positions.

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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, skepticism, and naturalism.

Beginning with A Treatise of Human Nature (–40), Hume strove to create a naturalistic science of man Alma mater: University of Edinburgh.

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This book is about the break-up of the short friendship between David Hume and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, the response to it by the “republic of letters” in Europe at the time, and what it. While Hume remains one of the most central figures in modern philosophy his place within Enlightenment thinking is much less clearly defined.

Taking recent work on Hume as a starting point, this volume of original essays aims to re-examine and clarify Hume's influence on the thought and values of the Enlightenment. Yet the enlightenment was not about politeness or civic humanism, but something more basic - the making of an improved society which could compete in every way in a rapidly changing world.

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He defends this strand of Enlightenment thought against both the. David Hume, Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist known especially for his philosophical empiricism and skepticism. Despite the enduring impact of his theory of knowledge, Hume seems to have considered himself chiefly as a moralist.

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After discussing the cult of the deathbed scene in eighteenth-century Britain and France, the author looks at three currents of Enlightenment thought implicit in the deathbed "projects" of David Hume, Samuel Johnson, and Jean Paul Marat. This is the first full book-length study in forty years of David Hume's Enquiry concerning Human Understanding-which, contrary to its author's expressed wishes, long lived in the shadow of its predecessor A Treatise of Human Nature.

Stephen Buckle presents the Enquiry in a fresh light, aiming to raise it to its rightful position in the history of philosophy. True, both Rousseau and Hume assailed the Church: it might seem that in this at least they were emblematic spirits of the Enlightenment.

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Locke differed from David Hume, Jean-Jacques Rousseau from Voltaire, Thomas Jefferson from Frederick the Great. Their differences and disagreements, though, emerged out of the common Enlightenment.

Political Thought of Hume and his Contemporaries: Enlightenment Projects Vol. 1 contains six in-depth studies of issues in eighteenth-century political thought, with an emphasis on topics in normative theory such as property rights, the social contract, resistance to oppressive government, and religious liberty.

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This collection of essays by Christopher J. Berry spans several decades and multiple shifts across Scottish Enlightenment, Hume and Smith studies. It brings together classic essays, some of which are difficult to find, with 3 new pieces, which cumulatively constitute a distinct interpretation.

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON HUME AND KANT. Among the score or more of Enlightenment thinkers most significant to what is now philosophy of art, pride of place must go to David Hume () and Immanuel Kant ().

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Scotland and England produced well-known intellectuals during the Enlightenment, but Ireland's contribution to this revolution in Western thought has received less attention.

Michael Brown shows that Ireland also had its Enlightenment, which for a brief time opened up the possibility of a tolerant society, despite a history of sectarian conflict. David Hume and Adam Smith, two men who refined the idea of the Enlightenment engine of the Scottish Enlightenment. did not shape the thought of Hume.

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