Hume's Scepticism
6%
off

Hume's Scepticism : Pyrrhonian and Academic

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Expected delivery to the United States in 6-11 business days.


Not ordering to the United States? Click here.

Description

Making a sharp break with dominant contemporary readings of David Hume's scepticism Peter S. Fosl offers an original and radical interpretation of Hume as a thoroughgoing sceptic on epistemological, metaphysical and doxastic grounds. He does this by first situating Hume's thought historically in the sceptical tradition and goes on to interpret the conceptual apparatus of his work - including the Treatise, Enquiries, Essays, History, Dialogues and letters.
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 392 pages
  • 157 x 231 x 25mm | 658g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1474451128
  • 9781474451123
  • 2,446,954

Back cover copy

A complex and historically rich account of scepticism Making a sharp break with dominant contemporary readings of David Hume's scepticism Peter S. Fosl offers an original and radical interpretation of Hume as a thoroughgoing sceptic on epistemological, metaphysical and doxastic grounds. He does this by first situating Hume's thought historically in the sceptical tradition and goes on to interpret the conceptual apparatus of his work - including the Treatise, Enquiries, Essays, History, Dialogues and letters. This significant contribution to Hume scholarship advances both historical and logical reasons for the conclusion that Hume is a thoroughgoing radical sceptic. Peter S. Fosl is Professor of Philosophy at Transylvania University, Lexington Kentucky. www.PeterFosl.com
show more

About Professor of Philosophy Peter S Fosl

Peter Fosl is Professor of Philosophy at Transylvania University. He is co-author of The Philosopher's Toolkit, third edition (Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming), The Ethics Toolkit (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007) and The Critical Thinking Toolkit (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017). He is co-editor of Commonplace Commitments: Thinking through the Legacy of Joseph P. Fell (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), Classic Readings in Philosophy (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), British Philosophers, 1800-2000 (Gale Research, 2002) and British Philosophers, 1500-1799 (Gale Research, 2002). He is editor of The Big Lebowski and Philosophy (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012). He received a David Hume Fellowship award from IASH, 2013-14, where the work on Hume's Scepticism began.
show more