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Routledge Philosophy

GuideBook to Hume on Knowledge

Author(s): Harold W. Noonan

ISBN13: 9780415150477

ISBN10: 0415150477

Publisher: Routledge (5 Aug 1999)

Extent: 240 pages

Binding: Paperback

Size: 1.4 x 13 x 19.4 cm

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  • The Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks painlessly introduce students to the classic works of philosophy. Each GuideBook considers a major philosopher and a key area of their philosophy by focusing upon an important text - situating the philosopher and the work in a historical context, considering the text in question and assessing the philosopher's contribution to contemporary thought.

     

    David Hume, was the most important British philosopher of the eighteenth century.. The first part of his Treatise on Human Nature is a seminal work in philosophy.

     

    Hume on Knowledge introduces and assesses:

     - Hume's life and the background of the Treatise

     - The ideas and text in the Treatise

     - Hume's continuing importance to philosophy

     

    Ideal for anyone coming to Hume for the first time, this guide will be vital reading for all students of Hume in philosophy. 

  • Harold W. Noonan


    Harold W. Noonan is Reader in Philosophical Logic at the University of Birmingham.


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    This book is written with admirable clarity contains consise and helpful historic background and examines all the major issues in Humes epistemology.

     - Francis W. Dauer, University of California, Santa Barbara

     





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