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.
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