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New and Published Books

  1. Causation and Modern Philosophy

    Edited by Keith Allen, Tom Stoneham

    Series: Routledge Advances in the History of Philosophy

    This volume brings together a collection of new essays by leading scholars on the subject of causation in the early modern period, from Descartes to Lady Mary Shepherd. Aimed at researchers, graduate students and advanced undergraduates, the volume advances the understanding of early modern...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Hume's Philosophy of Belief (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of His First 'Inquiry'

    By Antony Flew

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1961, this book considers Hume’s request to be judged solely by the acknowledged works of his maturity. It focuses on Hume’s first Inquiry in its own right as a separate book to the likes of his other works, such as the Treatise and the Dialogues, which are here only used as...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Companion to Eighteenth Century Philosophy

    Edited by Aaron Garrett

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Eighteenth century is one of the most important periods in the history of Western philosophy, witnessing philosophical, scientific, and social and political change on a vast scale. In spite of this, there are few single volume overviews of the philosophy of the period as a whole. The Routledge...

    Published March 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Hume's Aesthetic Theory

    Sentiment and Taste in the History of Aesthetics

    By Dabney Townsend

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    Hume's Aesthetic Theory examines the neglected area of the development of aesthetics in empiricist thinking, exploring the link between the empiricist background of aesthetics in the eighteenth century and the work of David Hume.This is a major contribution to our understanding of Hume's general...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Origins of David Hume's Economics

    By Willie Henderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The book covers Hume’s biographical development; his self appraisal as a 'man of letters’; his philosophical writings with emphasis on their direct and indirect economic content; his self-aware criticism of his approach to the Treatise and the development of his rhetorical understanding of the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Hume's Philosophy of Human Nature (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Laird

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The essence of Hume’s eighteenth-century philosophy was that all the sciences were ‘dependent on the science of man’, and that the foundations of any such science need to rest on experience and observation. This title, first published in 1932, examines in detail how Hume interpreted ‘the science of...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. David Hume: Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion In Focus

    Edited by Stanley Tweyman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Based on the original handwritten manuscript, this book provides a new, accurate edition of Hume’s important work, faithful to his original text, marginal notes, and changes. Stanley Tweyman’s comprehensive introduction gives an interpretation of the Dialogues as a whole, as well as close analysis...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Deity and Morality

    With Regard to the Naturalistic Fallacy

    By Burton F. Porter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This book describes the "naturalistic fallacy", as attributed to Hume, that non-moral premises cannot logically entail a moral conclusion, and distinguishes it from the similarly named though subtly different fallacy identified by Moore in Principia Ethica by comparing and contrasting its presence...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Hume on Religion

    By Julian Baggini

    Published March 8th 2010 by Routledge

  10. David Hume's Political Economy

    Edited by Margaret Schabas, Carl Wennerlind

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Hume’s Political Discourses (1752) won immediate acclaim and positioned him as an authoritative figure on the subject of political economy. This volume of thirteen new essays definitively establishes the central place of political economy in Hume’s intellectual endeavor, as well as the profound and...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge