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Review: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

A few years ago I had, for lack of a better term, an existential crisis. I was completely unsatisfied with the explanations for existence/purpose that I had been given by parents/teachers/friends. It ... Read full review

Review: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

User Review  - Frederick - Goodreads

Hume acknowledges that there are, "questions which lie entirely beyond the reach of human capacity," (Section VIII. Of Liberty and Necessity. Part I. Number 62) but then proceeds to intrude his own ... Read full review

Review: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

User Review  - Joshua Leach - Goodreads

Hume's empiricism is fresh, jolly and enlightening. Read full review

Review: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

User Review  - Tarek Mallak - Goodreads

When first recommended to me, I was reluctant to read to skeptic from the 1700s. Now I only feel shame of my crude attitude. Definitely the father of skepticism Read full review

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User Review  - Melissa Stringfield - Goodreads

Hume and I are not on speaking terms. Read full review

Review: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

User Review  - David Balfour - Goodreads

Sensible and lucid. Hume explains things simply and clearly and never takes longer than necessary to do so. The emphasis on experience and probability rather than certainty in matters of fact makes a ... Read full review

Review: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

User Review  - Alex Lee - Goodreads

The style might be dated, but this amazing work did more than wake Kant up from his "dogmatic slumber". While its true that Kant's Critiques set off modern philosophy by providing an inflectional ... Read full review

Review: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

User Review  - Charlie Roberts - Goodreads

Very well written, I love his logic Read full review

Review: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

User Review  - Murph - Goodreads

This was much better than "A Treatise on Human Nature". The fact that it was shorter was a big reason. The Treatise seemed to go on and on about the same thing, giving examples that weren't ... Read full review

Review: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

User Review  - Sidharth Vardhan - Goodreads

Somwhere in this book Hume reminds us to "Be a philosopher; but, amidst all your philosophy, be still a man" - it is a kind of thing you would say to a philospher rather than hear from same. Hume does ... Read full review

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