David Hume

[Revised entry by William Edward Morris and Charlotte R. Brown on May 21, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Generally regarded as one of the most important philosophers to write in
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[Revised entry by William Edward Morris and Charlotte R. Brown on May 21, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Generally regarded as one of the most important philosophers to write in English, David Hume was also well known in his own time as an historian and essayist. A master stylist in any genre, his major philosophical works - A Treatise of Human Nature (1739 - 1740), the Enquiries concerning Human Understanding (1748) and concerning the Principles of...

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