Hume's Sceptical Enlightenment

2016.05.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ryu Susato, Hume's Sceptical Enlightenment, Edinburgh University Press, 2015, 348pp., $130.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780748699803.
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2016.05.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ryu Susato, Hume's Sceptical Enlightenment, Edinburgh University Press, 2015, 348pp., $130.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780748699803. Reviewed by Angela Coventry and Alex Sager, Portland State University David Hume's social and political philosophy has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years, in part due to the recognition that his approach presents a developed, viable alternative to the dominant Kantian tradition and in part due to increased scholarly engagement with the resources that his History of England offers for his social and political thought. In the last ten years we have had Neil McArthur's David Hume's Political Theory (2007), Russell Hardin's David Hume: Moral and Political Theorist (2007), Andrew Sabl's Hume's Politics: Coordination and Crisis in the "History of England" (2012), and Mark Spencer's David Hume and Eighteenth Century America (2010) -- not to mention Deirdre McCloskey's trilogy The Bourgeois. . .

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