Hume's Fragment on Evil

Hume Studies 47 (1):39-53 (2022)

Abstract

Since its relatively recent publication, there has been little sustained analysis of the Fragment on Evil. In the secondary literature, references to the Fragment tend to be scarce, and only parts of the Fragment are cited at any time. Yet, it seems a valuable endeavour to understand the Fragment in its entirety—to understand its aims, central theses, core arguments, how each section relates to another, and so on. That is the aim of this paper. More specifically, this paper aims at providing an interpretation that emphasizes the argumentative features and overall structure of the Fragment.The Fragment on Evil was acquired by the National Library of Scotland in 1993.2 It was found in a...

Download options

PhilArchive

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Analytics

Added to PP
2021-11-12

Downloads
61 (#191,170)

6 months
61 (#12,519)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Daryl Ooi
National University of Singapore

References found in this work

Hume's Internalist Epistemology in EHU 12.Hsueh Qu - 2018 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 96 (3):517-539.
Butler and Hume.Terence Penelhum - 1988 - Hume Studies 14 (2):251-276.

Add more references

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Hume and Hume's Connexions.Michael Alexander Stewart & John P. Wright (eds.) - 1995 - Pennsylvania State University Press.
Mysticism, Evil, and Cleanthes’ Dilemma.C. M. Lorkowski - 2015 - International Journal of Philosophy and Theology 76 (1):36-48.
Hume, Causation and Counterfactuals.Joshua Anderson - 2019 - Humanites Bulletin 2 (1):36-49.
Hume, David: Religion.C. M. Lorkowski - 2013 - Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Hume's Dialogues on Evil.Stanley Tweyman - 1987 - Hume Studies 13 (1):74-85.
Hume.Timothy Yenter - forthcoming - In Greg Ganssle & Ben Arbour (eds.), Christian Theology and the Modern Philosophers.
Comparing Peano Arithmetic, Basic Law V, and Hume’s Principle.Sean Walsh - 2012 - Annals of Pure and Applied Logic 163 (11):1679-1709.
Hume über Übel [Hume on evil].Nelson Pike & Vincent C. Müller - 1998 - In Christoph Jäger (ed.), Analytische Religionsphilosophie. Ferdinand Schöningh. pp. 227-244.