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The philosophy of human nature

The philosophy of human nature

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Published by Getz & Buck in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics,
  • Conduct of life

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Francis E. Brewster
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 471 p.
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18000705M

    David Hume’s philosophical works included A Treatise of Human Nature (–40), An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (), An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (), and Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (posthumously published in ). It explores the fundamental principles of Continental philosophy, describing the cultures he visits, and the horrific conditions that people in these cultures must endure. ( views) Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer - George Allen & Co, .

      This book is a study of D. H. Lawrence's view of nature, his ecological consciousness contributes to his unique place within modern aesthetics. An affinity has been examined between Lawrence's ideology of man-nature relationship and the classic oriental philosophies concerning Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. A Treatise of Human Nature (–40) is a book by Scottish philosopher David Hume, considered by many to be Hume's most important work and one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy. The Treatise is a classic statement of philosophical empiricism, Author: David Hume.

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