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A Treatise of Human Nature


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A Treatise of Human Nature is a book by Scottish philosopher David Hume, first published in 1739-1740. The full title of the Treatise is 'A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to introduce the experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects'. It contains the following sections:Book 1: "Of the Understanding"--A treatment of everything...

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Sect. VII Of Vice and VirtueSect. VIII Of Beauty and Deformity; Sect. IX Of External Advantages and Disadvantages; Sect. X Of Property and Riches; Sect. XI Of the Love of Fame; Sect. XII Of the Pride and Humility of Animals; Part II Of Love and Hatred; Sect. I Of the Object and Causes of Love and Hatred; Sect. II Experiments to Confirm This System; Sect. III Difficulties Solved; Sect. IV Of the Love of Relations; Sect. V Of Our Esteem for the Rich and Powerful; Sect. VI Of Benevolence and Anger; Sect. VII Of Compassion; Sect. VIII Of Malice and Envy.

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