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Titel: Reading Hume on Human Understanding: Essays ...
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Einband: Soft cover
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Introduction, Peter Millican 1. The Context, Aims, and Structure of Hume's First Enquiry, Peter Millican 2. Two Species of Philosophy; The Historical Significance of the First Enquiry, M. A. Stewart 3. Empiricism about Meanings, Jonathan Bennett 4. Hume's Sceptical Doubts concerning Induction, Peter Millican 5. Belief and Instinct in Hume's First Enquiry, Martin Bell 6. Hume, Belief, and Personal Identity, Justin Broackes 7. The Idea of Necessary Connexion, Edward J. Craig 8. David Hume: Objects and Power, Galen Strawson 9. Hume and Thick Connexions, Simon Blackburn 10. Hume on Liberty and Necessity, George Botterill 11. Hume on Testimony concerning Miracles, Don Garrett 12. Hume versus Price on Miracles and Prior Probabilities: Testimony and the Bayesian Calculation, David Owen 13. Religion: The Useless Hypothesis, J. C. A. Gaskin 14. Of the Academical or Sceptical Philosophy, David F. Norton Bibliography, Index. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0198752105
Inhaltsangabe: This companion to the study of one of the great works of Western philosophy--David Hume's Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (1748)--provides a general overview of the Enquiry, especially for those approaching it for the first time, and sets it in the context of Hume's philosophical work as a whole. It elucidates, analyzes, and assesses the philosophy of the Enquiry, clarifying its interpretation and discussing recent developments in Hume scholarship that are relevant to the Enquiry. The eminent contributors to this volume cover a broad range of topics: meaning, induction, skepticism, belief, personal identity, causation, freedom, miracles, probability, and religious belief.
Über den Autor:
Peter Millican is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Computer Studies at the University of Leeds.
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