David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Prometheus Books (1777)
Shortly before his death, David Hume declared his Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals (1751) to be the best of his many writings. In this highly influential work, Hume sets out his theory of justice and benevolence and the other virtues, and argues that morality is founded on the natural feelings or sentiments of humankind. The text printed in this edition is the Clarendon critical edition of Hume's works. This volume also includes detailed explanatory notes on the text, a glossary of terms, a full list of references, and a section of supplementary readings.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$0.66 used (96% off) $6.25 new (56% off) $9.99 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Michael Moehler (2012). A Hobbesian Derivation of the Principle of Universalization. Philosophical Studies 158 (1):83-107.
William Irons (1991). How Did Morality Evolve? Zygon 26 (1):49-89.
William E. Seager & David Bourget (2007). Representationalism About Consciousness. In Max Velmans & Susan Schneider (eds.), The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness. Blackwell 261-276.
Don Garrett (2012). What's True About Hume's 'True Religion'? Journal of Scottish Philosophy 10 (2):199-220.
David Enoch (2009). How is Moral Disagreement a Problem for Realism? Journal of Ethics 13 (1):15 - 50.
Similar books and articles
Mary Norton (2002). A Guide to Parallel Paragraph and Page References in Oxford University Press Editions of Hume's Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals. Hume Studies 28 (2):329-330.
Amyas Merivale (2009). Hume's Mature Account of the Indirect Passions. Hume Studies 35 (1-2):185-210.
Tom L. Beauchamp (ed.) (2006). David Hume: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: A Critical Edition. Clarendon Press.
Jennifer A. Herdt (2010). David Hume: A Dissertation on the Passions; The Natural History of Religion. [REVIEW] Hume Studies 36 (2):233-235.
R. J. K. (1984). Editorial Notes. Teaching Philosophy 7 (3):281-281.
Kate Abramson (2001). Sympathy and the Project of Hume's Second Enquiry. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 83 (1):45-80.
David Hume (2000). An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: A Critical Edition. Oxford University Press.
Tom L. Beauchamp (ed.) (2006). David Hume: An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals: A Critical Edition. Clarendon Press.
T. Beauchamp (ed.) (1998). David Hume: An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals: A Critical Edition. Oxford University Press.
David Hume (1996). Well Temper'd Eloquence. The David Hume Institute.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads68 ( #66,137 of 1,934,702 )
Recent downloads (6 months)9 ( #58,767 of 1,934,702 )
How can I increase my downloads?