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Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding With Hume's Abstract of a Treatise of Human Nature and a Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh

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ISBN-10: 0872202291

ISBN-13: 9780872202290

Edition: 2nd

Authors: David Hume, Eric Steinberg

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A landmark of enlightenment though, HUme's An Enquiry Concerning Human understanding is accompanied here by two shorter works that shed light on it: A Letter from a Gentlemen to His Friend in Edinburgh, hume's response to those accusing him of atheism, of advocating extreme scepticism, and of undermining the foundations of morality; and his Abstract of A Treatise of HUman Nature, which anticipates discussions developed in the Enquiry. In his concise Introduction, Eric Steinberg explores the conditions that led to write the Enquiry and the work's important relationship to Book 1 of Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature.
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Book details

List price: $9.00
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/15/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 151
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

A Note on the Text
Introduction
Bibliography
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An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
Of the Different Species of Philosophy
Of the Origin of Ideas
Of the Association of Ideas
Sceptical Doubts concerning the Operations of the Understanding
Sceptical Solution of these Doubts
Of Probability
Of the idea of Necessary Connexion
Of Liberty and Necessity
Of the Reason of Animals
Of Miracles
Of a Particular Providence and of a Future State
Of the Academical or Sceptical Philosophy
A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh
An Abstract of a Treatise of Human Nature
Index