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Description - Hume's "Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" by Alan Bailey

"Continuum's Reader's Guides" are clear, concise and accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy. Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reader toward a thorough understanding of often demanding material. Ideal for undergraduate students, the guides provide an essential resource for anyone who needs to get to grips with a philosophical text. David Hume is widely considered to be the greatest British philosopher and his "Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" is the most frequently studied of all his works - a key text in the study of empiricist thought. This is a hugely important and exciting, yet challenging, piece of philosophical writing. In "Hume's Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: A Reader's Guide", Allen Bailey and Dan O'Brien explain the philosophical background against which the book was written and the key themes inherent in the text. The book then guides the reader to a clear understanding of the text as a whole, before exploring the reception and influence of this classic philosophical work. This is the ideal companion to study of this most influential and challenging of texts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826485090
ISBN-10: 082648509X
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 9mm)
Pages: 172
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alan Bailey

Alan Bailey teaches in the Philosophy department at the University of Birmingham, UK. Dan O'Brien lectures at the University of Birmingham, UK.

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