The Cambridge Companion to Hume
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Cambridge Companion to Hume by David Fate Norton
Book DescriptionAlthough best known for his contributions to the theory of knowledge, metaphysics, and philosophy of religion, Hume also influenced developments in the philosophy of mind, psychology, ethics, political and economic theory, political and social history, and aesthetic theory. The fifteen essays in this volume address all aspects of Hume's thought. The picture of him that emerges is that of a thinker who, though often critical to the point of scepticism, was nonetheless able to build on that scepticism a constructive, viable, and profoundly important view of the world. Also included in this volume are Hume's two brief autobiographies and a bibliography suited to those beginning their study of Hume. This second edition of one our most popular Companions includes six new essays and a new introduction, and the remaining essays have all been updated or revised.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521859868
(228mm x 152mm x 37mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Fate Norton
David Hume: A Treatise of Human Nature, Paperback (January 2011)
David and Mary Norton present the definitive scholarly edition of Hume's Treatise, one of the greatest philosophical works ever written. This volume contains their account of how the Treatise was written and published; an explanation of how they established the text; an extensive set of annotations; and a detailed bibliography and index.
Cambridge Companion to Hume, Paperback (December 2008)
The fifteen essays in this second edition of this highly popular Companion address all aspects of Hume's wide-ranging thought.
David Hume, Hardback (April 2007)
David and Mary Norton present the definitive scholarly edition of Hume's Treatise, one of the greatest philosophical works ever written. This set comprises the two volumes of texts and editorial material, which are also available for purchase separately.
Treatise of Human Nature, Hardback (April 2007)» View all books by David Fate Norton
Contains the text of David Hume's "Treatise of Human Nature" followed by the short abstract in which Hume sets out the arguments of the larger work. The volume concludes with "A Letter from a Gentleman to his Friend in Edinburgh", Hume's defence of the "Treatise".
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Author Biography - David Fate Norton
David Fate Norton is Professor of Moral Philosophy Emeritus, McGill University, and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, University of Victoria. He has published widely on Hume and eighteenth-century British philosophy, and recently co-edited the first critical edition of Hume's Treatise of Human Nature. Jacqueline Taylor is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of San Francisco. She has published on Hume's philosophy in Hume Studies, Topoi, The Journal of Ethics, The Blackwell Guide to Hume's Treatise, and Feminist Interpretations of David Hume.
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