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Abstract of A Treatise of Human Nature 1740

David Hume

Abstract of A Treatise of Human Nature 1740

a Pamphlet hitherto unknown

by David Hume

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIntroduction by J.M.Keynes and P.Sraffa.
The Physical Object
Pagination32p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21793885M

  BOOK 1: Of the understanding. PART I: Of ideas; their origin, composition, abstraction, connexion, &c; PART II: Of the ideas of space and time. PART III: Of knowledge and probability. PART IV: Of the sceptical and other systems of philosophy. BOOK 2: Of the passions. PART I: Of pride and humility; PART II: Of love and hatred. SECTION VI. Conclusion of this book. APPENDIX. Close section An Abstract of A Treatise of Human Nature. Title-page; PREFACE. AN ABSTRACT OF A BOOK lately Published, entituled, A Treatise of Human Nature, &c. Close section End Matter TEXTUAL NOTES; INDEX.


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