David Hume was the most important British philosopher of the eighteenth century. His Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion is a classic text in the philosophy of religion.
Hume on Religion introduces and asseses:
*Hume's life and the background to the Dialogues *the ideas and text of Dialogues *Hume's continuing importance to philosophy.
'This is a well-written guide to … Hume's posthumously (1779) published Dialogues concerning Natural Religion … An excellent book.' - International Review of Biblical Studies
"O'Connor's book is clearly written and carefully argued. It rewards both casual reading and careful study." - James F. Sennett, Lincoln Christian College and Seminary in Philosophical Books
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