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Hume on Religion

[Revised entry by Paul Russell and Anders Kraal on March 27, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] David Hume's various writings concerning problems of religion are among the most important
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[Revised entry by Paul Russell and Anders Kraal on March 27, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] David Hume's various writings concerning problems of religion are among the most important and influential contributions on this topic. In these writings Hume advances a systematic, sceptical critique of the philosophical foundations of various theological systems. Whatever interpretation one takes of Hume's philosophy as a whole, it is certainly true that one of his most basic philosophical objectives is to discredit the doctrines and dogmas of traditional theistic belief. There are, however, some significant...

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