Hume is one of the greatest of all British philosophers, and even in his own lifetime was celebrated as one of the pivotal figures of the Enlightenment. Hume's "naturalist" approach to a wide variety of philosophical topics resulted in highly original theories about perception, self-identity, causation, morality, politics, and religion, all of which are discussed in this stimulating introduction by A.J. Ayer, Ayer also gives an account of Hume's fascinating life and character, and includes generous quotations from Hume's lucid and often witty writings.
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The late A.J. Ayer was Wykeham Professor of Logic at Oxford University and a Fellow of Wolfson College Oxford and of the British Academy. He was the author of many well-known philosophical works, including Language, Truth and Logic, The Central Questions of Philosophy, and Russell. His autobiographical Part of My Life was published in 1978.
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Descripción Oxford University Press, USA, 1983. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0192875280
Descripción Oxford University Press, USA 1983-08-25, 1983. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. The pages of this books are clean and unmarked. There is very little shelf wear. Nº de ref. de la librería 103400