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Originally published Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1932.

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Statementedited by J. Y. T. Greig. Vol.1.
SeriesThephilosophy of David Hume -- 9
ContributionsGreig, J. Y. T. 1891-
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Open LibraryOL13955989M

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William Strahan, Hume's correspondent, was born in Edinburgh in the year ‘His father, who had a small appointment in the Customs, gave his son the education which every lad of decent rank then received in a country where the avenues to learning were easy, and open to men of the most moderate circumstances ’.

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This was written about a decade after the Treatise, and it was designed to make the doctrines of the Treatise — or at least the ones that by that time Hume found himself wedded to — more accessible. These are the doctrines of the first book of the Treatise.

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It complements J. Greig's two-volume Letters of David Hume, first published in Klibansky and Mossner brought together letters from todiscovered after the publication of Greig's edition. David Hume was born, in Edinburgh on the 26th of April (O.S.), His parents were then residing in the parish of the Tron church, apparently on a visit to the Scottish capital, as the small estate which his father Joseph Hume, or Home, inherited, lay in Berwickshire, on the banks of the Whitadder or Whitewater, a few miles from the border.

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David is identified with `David Home' whose name appears (27 Feb. ) in the matriculation book of the university of Edinburgh as `intrant of the class of William Scott, professor of Greek.' The absence of other records leaves unexplained the passion for literary and philosophical eminence which from this time became Hume's dominant.

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Klibansky and E. Mossner (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ) L A Letter from a Gentleman to his Friend in Edinburgh, ed. Ernest C. Mossner and John V.

Price (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press,containing a facsimile of the original edn.) T A Treatise of Human Nature, ed. David Fate Norton and File Size: KB. The David Hume Collection has its origins in the chance discovery by Professor Raymond Klibansky of Hume's own copy of the Olivetus edition of Cicero's works (Paris, ) in a cupboard at the Faculty Club in (See: Raymond Klibansky, "Hidden Treasures at McGill", Fontanus vol.

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David Hume, philosopher, historian, and man of letters, was a native of Scotland. Although engaged for short periods of time in a number of different pursuits, he was primarily a scholar, and his interest in the problems of philosophy became the dominant passion of his entire adult life.Letters to his friends after the publication of the first and second volume of the Treatise—Returns to Scotland—Reception of his Book—Criticism in "The Works of the Learned"—Charge against Hume of assaulting the publisher—Correspondence with Francis Hutcheson—Seeks a situation—Connexion with Adam Smith—Publication of the third.The main thrust of the book is to marshal David Hume's and Adam Smith's resources as first-rate philosophers on behalf of a first-rate political theory.

According to Sagar, Hume's and Smith's rich accounts of human sociability, sentiment, and historical contingency provide the foundations for what Sagar calls "the state without sovereignty".

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