Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Hume on Religion: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Hume on Religion

1st Edition

By David O'Connor

Routledge

244 pages

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Description

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.

Reviews

'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

About the Series

Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General
PHI022000
PHILOSOPHY / Religious