David Hume: politics, economics, justice and miscellaneous

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Stanley Tweyman
Taylor & Francis, 1995 - 406 pages
These four volumes bring together for the first time some of the most important research on the philosophy of David Hume (1711-1776). Included topics are: Volume 1--Epistemology, Reason, Induction, Scepticism; Volume 2--Space and Time, Ontology, Causality, Personal Identity and the Self, Naturalism, Mental Activity; Volume 3--Ethics, Is/Ought, Reason and the Passions; Volume 4--Religion, Miracles, Politics, Economics, Justice as well as some miscellaneous topics. The papers have been selected for their clarity, their high quality, their originality and their lasting significance. Each volume includes an extensive selected bibliography listing materials according to the topics covered in the particular volume.
 

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Contents

Hume as Social Scientist N Capaldi
3
Three Questions About Justice in Humes Treatise A Flew
24
Humes Classical Theory of Justice J King
37
Humes Argument for the Artificiality of Justice J Bricke
53
Humes Account of Social Artifice Its Origins and Originality A C Baier
75
Why be Just? Humes Response in the Inquiry M J Costa
98
Humes Reply to the Sensible Knave G J Postema
110
Artificial Virtues and the Sensible Knave D Gauthier
129
Miscellaneous
217
The Permanent Significance of Humes Philosophy H H Price
219
Humes Conception of Character J Bricke
248
An Enquiry Concerning the Humean Woman C Battersby
255
A Prussian Hume and a Scottish Kant L White Beck
265
Is There a Prussian Hume? Or How Far Is It from Königsberg to Edinburgh? F Wilson
280
Humes Conception of Science J P Monteiro
295
The Philosophical Discussion of a Scientific Paradigm J de Salas
311

An Account of His Artificial Virtues M Baron
155
Convention Games of Strategy and Humes Philosophy of Law and Government W C Charron
171
An 18th Century Answer to a Modern Conundrum H A Bassford
186
David Humes Practical Economics T Velk and A R Riggs
193
David Hume on Money Inflation and the State T Welk and A R Riggs
201
Hume on Justice and the Original Contract L A Scaff
209
Hume Whitehead and Philosophic Method K R Merrill
327
Humes Dualism D E Flage
352
An Analysis of Humes Essay On Suicide T L Beauchamp
368
The Importance of My Own Life D T Siebert
388
Select Bibliography
402
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Historia Natural Da Religiao
David Hume
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