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Author Stroud, Barry
Title Hume / Barry Stroud
Imprint London ; Boston : Routledge & K. Paul, 1981
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  192 H882st 1981    AVAILABLE    30500100803686
Descript xii, 280 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The Arguments of the philosophers
Arguments of the philosophers
Note "First published as a paperback in 1981."
Originally published: London : Routledge and Kegan Paul, ©1977 (ISBN 0710086016 hardback)
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-276) and index
The study of human nature -- The theory of ideas -- Causality and the inference from the observed to unobserved: the negative phase -- Belief and the idea of necessary connection: the positive phase -- The continued and distinct existence of bodies -- The idea of personal identity -- Action, reason and passion -- Reason, passion and morality -- Morality and society -- Problems and prospects of humean naturalism
In this book the author tries to provide a comprehensive interpretation of Hume's philosophy and to expound and discuss his central problems against the background of that general interpretation. But there are several ways in which the task had to be limited . Hume had important things to say on almost every question of human concern
Subject Hume, David, 1711-1776
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