Hume's 'Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding': A Reader's Guide
Hume's 'Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding': A Reader's Guide  -     By: Alan Bailey, Dan O'Brien
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Hume's 'Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding': A Reader's Guide

Bloomsbury Academic / 2006 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 176
Vendor: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: 2006
ISBN: 082648509X
ISBN-13: 9780826485090

Publisher's Description

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.

Author Bio

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.

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