This book, first published in 1951, is an examination of Hume’s ‘Treatise of Human Nature’, ‘An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals’, and ‘An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding’. It lucidly clarifies and makes alive the new discoveries of Hume’s works in a study that makes plain the importance of this philosopher to the world today.
1. The Doctrine of Impressions and Ideas 2. Abstract Ideas 3. Knowledge and Probability 4. Causality 5. Belief 6. Probability 7. Necessary Connexion 8. Bodies 9. Minds 10. The Servitude of Reason 11. The Artificiality of Justice 12. Sympathy and the Natural Virtues
This collection reissues 17 titles that provide an excellent overview of 18th century philosophy – as well as the debates that surround the topic. Featuring works on Berkeley, Hume, Kant and Rousseau, among others, the collection examines a host of philosophical arguments by the leading thinkers of the time. It is an essential reference collection.