A Dissertation on the Passions: The Natural History of Religion: A Critical Edition

Oxford University Press (2007)
Tom Beauchamp presents the definitive scholarly edition of two famous works by David Hume, both originally published in 1757. In A Dissertation on the Passions Hume sets out his original view of the nature and central role of passion and emotion. The Natural History of Religion is a landmark work in the study of religion as a natural phenomenon. Authoritative critical texts are accompanied by a full array of editorial matter
Keywords Emotions (Philosophy History  Religion Philosophy  Hume
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Call number B1493.O3 2007
ISBN(s) 9780199251889   0199251886
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