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An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding and Selections from a Treatise of Human Nature : With Hume's Autobiography and a Letter from Adam Smith
by David Hume


Overview - General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1907 Original Publisher: Open Court Publishing Co. Subjects: Knowledge, Theory of Ethics Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text.  Read more...

 
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Overview
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1907 Original Publisher: Open Court Publishing Co. Subjects: Knowledge, Theory of Ethics Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: AUTHOR'S ADVERTISEMENT. Most of the principles, and reasonings, contained in this volume,1 were published in a work in three volumes, called A Treatise of Human Nctfure: A work which the Author had projected before he left College, and which he wrote and published not long after. But not finding it successful, he was sensible of his error in going to the press too early, and he cast the whole anew in the following pieces, where some negligences in his former reasoning and more in the, expression, are, he hopes, corrected. Yet several writers who have honoured the Author's Philosophy with answers, have taken care to direct all their batteries against that juvenile work, which the author never acknowledged, and have affected to triumph in any advantages, which, they imagined, they had obtained over it: A practice very contrary to all rules of candour and fair-dealing, and a strong instance of those polemical artifices which a bigotted zeal thinks itself authorized to employ. Henceforth, the Author desires, that the following Pieces may alone be regarded as containing his philosophical sentiments and principles. 3 Volume II. of the posthumous edition of Hume's works published in 1777 and containing, besides the present Enquiry, A Disartation on the Pas sions, and An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals. A reprint of the latter treatise has already appeared in the Religion of Science Library (No. 46), published by The Open Court Publishing Co. -- Editor. SECTION I. OF THE DIFFERENT SPECIES OF PHILOSOPHY. MORAL ...

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150333323
  • ISBN-10: 1150333324
  • Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
  • Publish Date: July 2012
  • Page Count: 78
  • Dimensions: 9.69 x 7.44 x 0.16 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.34 pounds


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