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  2. Klibansky, Raymond; Mossner, Ernest. New Letters of David Hume (1954). This volume of letters is a supplement to Greig’s two volume collection above. Waldmann, Felix. Further Letters of David Hume (2014). This volume contains newly discovered letters. Mossner, E.C. The Life of David Hume (Oxford, 1980). This is the best biography of Hume.

  3. David Hume, (born May 7 [April 26, Old Style], 1711, Edinburgh, Scotland—died August 25, 1776, Edinburgh), Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist known especially for his philosophical empiricism and skepticism. Hume conceived of philosophy as the inductive, experimental science of human nature. Taking the scientific method of the English physicist Sir Isaac Newton as his ...

  4. David Hume – Wikipedia

    Leben. David Hume verfasste wenige Monate vor seinem Tod (datiert auf den 18. April 1776) seine Vita in Form einer autobiographischen Skizze. Er wurde 1711 in Edinburgh nach einem Bruder John (* 1709) und einer Schwester Catharine (* 1710) als zweiter Sohn eines als Anwalt tätigen verarmten Adeligen, Joseph Home of Ninewells in Chirnside Berwickshire, geboren und auf den Namen David Home getauft.

  5. David Hume - Wikiquote

    E. C. Mossner, Life of David Hume (Clarendon Press, 2001), p. 311. I thought that I was the only historian, that had at once neglected present power, interest, and authority, and the cry of popular prejudices; and as the subject was suited to every capacity, I expected proportional applause.

  6. David Hume - Wikipedia

    David Hume (Edimburgo, 7 maggio 1711 – Edimburgo, 25 agosto 1776) è stato un filosofo scozzese. È considerato il terzo e forse il più radicale dei British Empiricists ("empiristi britannici"), dopo l'inglese John Locke e l'anglo-irlandese George Berkeley

  7. David Hume: Moral Philosophy. Although David Hume (1711-1776) is commonly known for his philosophical skepticism, and empiricist theory of knowledge, he also made many important contributions to moral philosophy. Hume’s ethical thought grapples with questions about the relationship between morality and reason, the role of human emotion in ...

  8. David HumeWikipedia, wolna encyklopedia

    Życiorys. David Hume urodził się 7 maja 1711 roku w Edynburgu. Pochodził ze średnio zamożnej ziemiańskiej rodziny spokrewnionej z hrabiami Home. Dzieciństwo spędził w majątku rodzinnym Ninewells w pobliżu Chirnside w południowo-wschodniej Szkocji (hrabstwo Scottish Borders).

  9. Walt Whitman - Wikipedia

    George Hutchinson and David Drews have written that "what little is known about the early development of Whitman's racial awareness suggests that he imbibed the prevailing white prejudices of his time and place, thinking of black people as servile, shiftless, ignorant, and given to stealing," but that despite his views remaining largely ...

  10. David Hume is generally considered to be one of the nicest men of 18th century Britain. Like Benjamin Franklin, he was thought to be personable, witty, and generous and was known in France as ...

  11. epistemology - David Hume | Britannica

    Although Berkeley rejected the Lockean notions of primary and secondary qualities and matter, he retained Locke’s belief in the existence of mind, substance, and causation as an unseen force or power in objects. David Hume, in contrast, rejected all these notions. Hume recognized two kinds of perception: “impressions” and “ideas.” Impressions are perceptions that the mind experiences ...