Life of David Hume 2/E

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At the Clarendon Press, 1980 - Philosophy - 709 pages
Mossner's Life of David Hume remains the standard biography of this great thinker and writer. First published in 1954, and updated in 1980, this excellent life story is now reissued in paperback, in response to an overwhelming interest in Hume's brilliant ideas. Containing more than a simplebiography, this exemplary work is also a study of intellectual reaction in the eighteenth century. In this new edition are a detailed bibliography, index, and textual supplements, making it the perfect text for scholars and advanced students of Hume, epistemology, and the history of philosophy. Itis also ideal for historians and literary scholars working on the eighteenth century, and for anyone with an interest in philosophy.

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Contents

BOYHOOD AT NINEWELLS
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STUDENT DAYS AT EDINBURGH
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LAW VERSUS LITERATURE
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