This book, first published in 1935, is an examination of Hume’s theories of causal inference and belief in substance and his analysis of the understanding.
1. ‘The Elements of this Philosophy’ 2. The Critical Analysis of Causation and Substance 3. Causal Interference 4. Belief in Substance 5. Knowledge and Belief Appendix. On Hume’s Atomism in Philosophy
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.