Hume on Morality

Routledge (2000)
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David Hume (1711-76) is one of the greatest figures in the history of British philosophy. Of all of Hume's writings, the philosophically most profound is undoubtedly his first, A Treatise on Human Nature. Hume on Morality introduces and assesses: Hume's life and the background of the Treatise ; the ideas and text in the Treatise ; and Hume's continuing importance to philosophy. James Baillie provides us with a map to Books 2 and 3 of the Treatise, focusing on Hume's theory of the passions and morality. This book sets out its principal ideas and arguments of the Treatise in a clear and readable way and is ideal for anyone coming to Hume's work for the first time.
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Call number B1499.E8.B35 2000
ISBN(s) 0415180481
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Samuel C. Rickless (2012). Hume's Theory of Pity and Malice. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 21 (2):324 - 344.
James Brian Coleman (2012). Hume and the Enthusiasm Puzzle. Journal of Scottish Philosophy 10 (2):221-235.
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