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Theory and Practice in the Philosophy of David Hume

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  • James Wiley
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Introduction

An original interpretation of Hume's philosophy as centered on the relationship between theory and practice. The author argues that Hume's Essays and History represent a humanist practical philosophy derived from the speculative philosophy of A Treatise of Human Nature and the Enquiries .

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argue bibliography David Hume England history history of literature humanism interpret knowledge naturalism nature philosophy political theory practical philosophy skepticism

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