Hume: A Guide for the Perplexed (Hardcover)

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Continuums Guides for the Perplexed are clear, concise and accessible introductions to thinkers, writers and subjects that students and readers can find especially challenging. Concentrating specifically on what it is that makes the subject difficult to fathom, these books explain and explore key themes and ideas, guiding the reader towards a thorough understanding of demanding material. David Hume is arguably one of the most important philosophers ever to have written in English. His monumental contributions to epistemology and metaphysics, represented in his two landmark works, A Treatise of Human Nature and An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, were hugely influential on both sides of the Yet he is also notorious as a puzzling and difficult thinker and students of his work and thought regularly face very particular intellectual challenges. Hume: A Guide for the Perplexed is a clear and thorough account of Humes philosophy, his major works and ideas, providing an ideal guide to the important and complex thought of this key philosopher. The book covers the whole range of Humes work, offering examination of the key areas of his thought, including the origin and association of ideas, space and time, causal (inductive) reasoning, necessary connexions, free will, personal identity, and skepticism. Geared towards the specific requirements of students who need to reach a sound understanding of Humes thought, the book provides a cogent and reliable survey of his work and ideas. This is the ideal companion to the study of this most influential and challenging of philosophers. *Author: Coventry, Angela *Series Title: Guides for the Perplexed (Hardcover) *Binding Type: Hardcover *Number of Pages: 178 *Publication Date: 2007/07/24 *Language: English *Dimensions: 8.71 x 7.16 x 0.77 inches

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Publisher Continuum
Mfg Part# 9780826489227
SKU 203959963
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0826489222
Release Date 7/1/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0178
Publisher Continuum
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