These volumes bring together for the first time some of the most important research on the philosophy of David Hume. Hume wrote on a large variety of philosophic topics, and many of these are addressed in these volumes. The volumes cover the following areas: Volume 1 - Epistemology, Reason; Volume 2 - Induction, Scepticism; Volume 3 - External World, Causality Naturalism, Mental Activity, Ontology, Personal Identity and the Self, Space and Time; Volume 4 - Ethics, Passions, Sympathy, Is/Ought; Volume 5 - Religion; Volume 6 - Politics, Economics, Justice and Miracles, as well as some miscellaneous topics. Papers have been selected for their clarity, their high quality, their originality and their lasting significance. An extensive selected bibliography is included in each volume: bibliographic material is listed according to the topics covered in the particular volume.
This series includes a rich backlist of some of the most important and influential philosophers from throughout the ages – including works on Plato, Nietzsche, Socrates and Rene Descartes. The latest addition to the series covers Daniel Dennett – considered one of the most central voices in the philosophy of mind for at least the past forty years.