Essays -- Moral Political & Literary

Essays -- Moral Political & Literary

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This edition contains the thirty-nine essays included in Essays, Moral, and Literary, that made up Volume I of the 1777 posthumous Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects. It also includes ten essays that were withdrawn or left unpublished by Hume for various reasons. The two most important were deemed too controversial for the religious climate of his time. This revised edition reflects changes based on further comparisons with eighteenth-century texts and an extensive reworking of the index.show more

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  • Paperback | 684 pages
  • 154 x 226 x 48mm | 1,179.35g
  • Liberty Fund Inc
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • glossary, index
  • 0865970564
  • 9780865970564
  • 199,433

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"The Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary (a volume..., covering three decades of Hume's career as a philosopher) has been largely ignored. The volume has rarely been in print, and the last critical edition was published in 1874-75. With this splendid, but inexpensive, new critical edition by Eugene Miller, the door is open to a richer notion of Hume's conception of philosophy."show more

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