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Number of Pages: 176
Vendor: Bloomsbury Academic
|Publication Date: 2006|
David Hume is widely considered to be the greatest British philosopher and his Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is the most frequently studied of all his works - a key text in the study of empiricist thought. This is a hugely important and exciting, yet challenging, piece of philosophical writing.
In Hume's Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: A Reader's Guide, Allen Bailey and Dan O'Brien explain the philosophical background against which the book was written and the key themes inherent in the text. The book then guides the reader to a clear understanding of the text as a whole, before exploring the reception and influence of this classic philosophical work. This is the ideal companion to study of this most influential and challenging of texts.
Alan Bailey is a Visiting Lecturer in Philosophy at
the University of Wolverhampton and has taught in the Philosophy departments at
Keele University and the University of Birmingham, UK.
O'Brien is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Oxford Brookes University,
Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham and Associate Lecturer
at the Open University, UK.