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Cambridge Companion to Hume

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ISBN-10: 0521677343

ISBN-13: 9780521677349

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: David Fate Norton, Jacqueline Taylor, Jacqueline Anne Taylor, Jacqueline Anne Taylor

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Each Cambridge Companion to a philosophical figure is made up of specially commissioned essays by an international team of scholars, providing students and non-specialists with an introduction to a major philosopher. The series aims to dispel the intimidation that readers may feel when faced with the work of a challenging thinker. David Hume is now considered one of the most important philosophers of the Western world. Although best known for his contributions to the theory of knowledge, metaphysics, and philosophy of religion, Hume also influenced developments in the philosophy of mind, psychology, ethics, political and economic theory, political and social history, and aesthetic theory.…    
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Book details

List price: $35.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 578
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

List of Contributors
Preface to the Second Edition
Method of Citation
List of Abbreviations
An Introduction to Hume's Thought
Hume's New Science of the Mind
Hume and the Mechanics of Mind: Impressions, Ideas, and Association
Hume's Theory of Space and Time in Its Skeptical Context
Hume on Causation
Hume and the Problem of Personal Identity
Hume's Skepticism
Hume's Moral Psychology
The Foundations of Morality in Hume's Treatise
Hume's Later Moral Philosophy
The Structure of Hume's Political Theory
Hume's Principles of Political Economy
Hume on the Arts and "The Standard of Taste": Texts and Contexts
David Hume: "The Historian"
Hume on Religion
Hume's Autobiographies
A Kind of History of My Life (1734)
My Own Life (1776)
Selected Bibliography
Index