A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning Into Moral Subjects

Oxford University Press (1738)

A Treatise of Human Nature, David Hume's comprehensive attempt to base philosophy on a new, observationally grounded study of human nature, is one of the most important texts in Western philosophy. It is also the focal point of current attempts to understand 18th-century western philosophy. The Treatise addresses many of the most fundamental philosophical issues: causation, existence, freedom and necessity, and morality. The volume also includes Humes own abstract of the Treatise, a substantial introduction, extensive annotations, a glossary, a comprehensive index, and suggestions for further reading.
Keywords Knowledge, Theory of  Emotions (Philosophy  Ethics
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Reprint years 1738, 1739/2000, 1888, 1911, 1951, 1961, 1978, 2000, 2003
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Call number B1485.2003
ISBN(s) 9780198751724
DOI 10.2307/2216614
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