Synopses & Reviews
This is the first new scholarly edition this century of one of the greatest works in the history of philosophy, David Hume's Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. It is the third volume of the Clarendon Hume Edition, which will be the definitive edition for the foreseeable future. In this work Hume gives an elegant and accessible presentation of strikingly original and challenging views. The distinguished Hume scholar Tom Beauchamp presents an authoritative text accompanied by an introduction, annotation, a glossary, biographical sketches, bibliographies, and indexes.
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About the Author
Tom L. Beauchamp
is Professor of Philosophy and Senior Research Scholar at Georgetown University. He is one of the General Editors of the Clarendon Edition of the Works of David Hume.
Table of Contents
Introduction: A History of Two Dissertations
A Note on the Text
A DISSERTATION ON THE PASSIONS
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF RELIGION
Editorial Appendix: Emendations and Substantive Variants
The Intellectual Background
Catalogue of Hume's References
Introduction; A Note on the Text; An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding; Editor's Annotations; Glossary; Editorial Appendix; Biographical Appendix; Reference List; Catalogue of Hume's references; Hume's Index; Editor's Index.