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The Philosophy of David Hume

With a New Introduction by Don Garrett

  • Norman Kemp Smith

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xl
  2. The Origins of Hume’s Philosophy

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      Pages 1-2
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  3. Preliminary Simplified Statement of Hume’s Central Doctrines, taken Mainly in the Order of their Exposition in the Treatise and Enquiries

  4. Detailed Consideration of the Central Doctrines, taken in What may be Presumed to have been the Order of their First Discovery

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      Pages 157-157
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  5. The Final Outcome

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      Pages 517-517
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 567-568

About this book

Introduction

Norman Kemp Smith's The Philosophy of David Hume has long been regarded as a classic study by scholars in the field - a ground-breaking book that has since been unsurpassed in its comprehensive coverage of the ideas and issues of Hume's Treatise. This reissue brings this currently out-of-print and highly sought-after classic up-to-date with a new introduction by Don Garrett. Garrett's new introduction sets the book in its contemporary context and makes the case for its continuing importance in the field of Hume scholarship.

Keywords

ethics liberty morality philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  • Norman Kemp Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.University of EdinburghUK

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