David Hume

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Noun1.David Hume - Scottish philosopher whose sceptical philosophy restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses (1711-1776)David Hume - Scottish philosopher whose sceptical philosophy restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses (1711-1776)
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A like remark applies to David Hume, of whose philosophy the central principle is the denial of the relation of cause and effect.
The way was partly prepared for Gibbon by two Scottish historians, his early contemporaries, the philosopher David Hume and the clergyman William Robertson, but they have little of his scientific conscientiousness.
David Hume, a rural business consultant at the company, explained: "The previous year's exchange rates were set using the European Central Bank day exchange rate as at September 30.
But senior Orangeman Dr David Hume described the airline's response as "hurtful" to brethren.
Although some of the claims made by the authors in this volume may be questioned, in terms of their various attempts to unify the philosophical and historical sides of David Hume, the collection as a whole represents a significant contribution to the growing scholarship on this important aspect of Hume's thought.
in 1748 the scottish enlightenment philosopher David hume published A Treatise Concerning human understanding.
Partnering with Guidepoint on this project was Austin-based design agency Creative Tonic, who designed the new logo, brand assets and website templates to reflect the revised story, and David Hume Kennerly, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who captured employees in action.
Extreme Networks Inc declared that it has hired David Hume as the new chief information officer (CIO).
Lee David Hume, 43, from Collingwood Grange, Cramlington, has been charged with one count of rape and three counts of assault.
Synpromics Limited is based in NINE, Bioquarter, Edinburgh and has a highly renowned Scientific Advisory Board including Professor Jonathan Jones (Sainsbury Laboratory), Dr David Lawrence (ex CSO of Syngenta) and Professor David Hume (Director of the Roslin Institute).
Our greatest philosopher David Hume wrote that "reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them".
The great Scottish philosopher and essayist David Hume had his own view about miracles in which he presented strong arguments.