By James A. Harris

ISBN-10: 0521837251

ISBN-13: 9780521837255

this can be the 1st booklet to supply a entire evaluate of the whole profession of 1 of Britain's maximum males of letters. It units in biographical and old context all of Hume's works, from A Treatise of Human Nature to The background of britain, bringing to gentle the foremost impacts at the process Hume's highbrow improvement and paying cautious consciousness to the diversities among the wide range of literary genres with which Hume experimented. the most important occasions in Hume's existence are absolutely defined, however the major concentration is on Hume's intentions as a philosophical analyst of human nature, politics, trade, English heritage and faith. cautious realization is paid to Hume's highbrow kin along with his contemporaries. The aim is to bare Hume as a guy intensely interested by the conclusion of an incredible of open-minded, goal, rigorous, dispassionate discussion approximately the entire critical questions confronted by way of his age.

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