The Philosophy Of David Hume (5th ed.)

With a New Introduction by Don Garrett

by Kemp Smith, Norman, Professor, Garrett, Don, Professor

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  • 0230511171
  • 9781403915078
  • 9780230511170
The Philosophy of David Hume has long been regarded as a classic by scholars in the field - a ground-breaking book that has since been unsurpassed in its comprehensive coverage of the ideas and issues of Hume's Treatise. This highly sought-after book is now brought up-to-date with a new introduction by Don Garrett, one of the world's leading Hume scholars. Garrett's introduction sets the study in its contemporary context and makes the case for its continuing importance in the field of Hume scholarship.

  • Palgrave Macmillan; January 2005
  • ISBN: 9780230511170
  • Edition: 5
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  • Title: The Philosophy Of David Hume
  • Author: Kemp Smith, Norman, Professor; Garrett, Don, Professor
  • Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
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  • 0230511171
  • 9781403915078
  • 9780230511170

In The Press

'the re-issue of this work is wholly welcomed and Garrett's introduction is a very helpful addition to it.' - Sylvana Tomaselli, Journal of Liberal History


About The Author

NORMAN KEMP SMITH was born in Dundee in 1872 and died in Edinburgh in 1958. Between 1919 and 1945 he was Professor of Logic and Metaphysics at the University of Edinburgh. Amongst his books are New Studies in the Philosophy of Descartes, The Credibility of Divine Existence and his translation of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason.

DON GARRETT is Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of North Carlolina, Chapel Hill. He is the Co-Editor of the journal Hume Studies, and The Encyclopedia of Empiricism, author of Cognition and Commitment in Hume's Philosophy, editor of The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza and Early Modern Philosophy (OUP forthcoming).

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  • 0230511171
  • 9781403915078
  • 9780230511170