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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hume, David, 1711-1776 -- Religion.,
  • Naturalism -- Religious aspects -- History of doctrines -- 18th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLou Reich.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1499.R45 R45 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 119 p. ;
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL691794M
ISBN 100761809813, 0761809821
LC Control Number97038956

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Hume's religious naturalism. [Lou Reich] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for David Hume; David Hume: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lou Reich. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes.   Hume's Naturalism provides a clear and concise guide to the debates over whether Hume's empiricism or his 'naturalism' in the tradition of the Scottish 'Common Sense' school of philosophy gained his upper hand. This debate is central to any understanding of Hume's thought. H.O. Mounce presents a beautifully clear guide to Hume's most important works, The Treatise on Human Cited by: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Riddle of Hume's Treatise: Skepticism, Naturalism, and Irreligion at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(4).   Hume was the younger son of Joseph Hume, the modestly circumstanced laird, or lord, of Ninewells, a small estate adjoining the village of Chirnside, about nine miles distant from Berwick-upon-Tweed on the Scottish side of the ’s mother, Catherine, a daughter of Sir David Falconer, president of the Scottish court of session, was in Edinburgh when he was born.

David Hume (/ h juː m /; born David Home; 7 May NS (26 April OS) – 25 August ) was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism. Beginning with A Treatise of Human Nature (–40), Hume strove to create a naturalistic science of man.   Hume's Naturalism provides a clear and concise guide to the debates over whether Hume's empiricism or his 'naturalism' in the tradition of the Scottish 'Common Sense' school of philosophy gained his upper hand. This debate is central to any understanding of Hume's thought. H.O. Mounce presents a beautifully clear guide to Hume's most important works, The Treatise on Human . The next book is usually known by philosophers as The First Enquiry, but its full title is An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.. This was written about a decade after the Treatise, and it was designed to make the doctrines of the Treatise — or at least the ones that by that time Hume found himself wedded to — more accessible. These are the doctrines of the first book of the Treatise. According to Hume’s naturalism philosophy, humans and other animals experience nature and create feelings in very similar manners, and from similar causes. Hume emphasizes that both humans and other animals make predictions and explanations about the world, .

Get this from a library! The riddle of Hume's Treatise: skepticism, naturalism, and irreligion. [Paul Russell] -- It is widely held that Hume's Treatise has little or nothing to do with problems of religion. Contrary to this view, Paul Russell argues that it is irreligious aims and objectives that are. Hume's Naturalism provides a clear and concise guide to the debates over whether Hume's empiricism or his 'naturalism' in the tradition of the Scottish 'Common Sense' school of philosophy gained his upper hand. This debate is central to any understanding of Hume's thought. H.O. Mounce presents a beautifully clear guide to Hume's most important works, The Treatise on Human Nature and Dialogues. Hume ’s Treatise of Human Nature was “An Attempt to introduce the experimental Method of Reasoning into MORAL SUBJECTS” (T subtitle/xi). The goal was a comprehensive “science of man” or “of human nature” that would reveal “the extent and force of human understanding, and explain the nature of the ideas we employ, and of the operations we perform in our reasonings” (T. David Hume was the most important British philosopher of the eighteenth century. His Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion is a classic text in the philosophy of on Religion introduces and asseses:*Hume's life and the background to the Dialogues *the ideas and text of Dialogues *Hume's continuing importance to philosophy.