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.
Following an edition of Scottish philosopher David Hume's (1711-76) essay Of the Standard of Taste, scholars of philosophy analyze it in terms of taste and standards; causal theory and the problem, dispositional critique, and the classic; and comparisons, art, and anatomies.
LAST week, I gave the annual David Hume lecture in Edinburgh.
He contrasts this with the example of the Scotsman David Hume, who insisted that the Scots, who were a less educated, less accomplished culture than the English, learn English and engage the English for their own benefit.
She agrees with David Hume that "ought" cannot be inferred from experience and cannot be derived from indicative sentences.
The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought
Paul Sagar argues that David Hume and Adam Smith were first-rate political thinkers who offered an alternative--and better--political theory to the Hobbesian and Lockean accounts.
David Hume, creator and director of Thomas Dakin Gin at brand owner, Quintessential Brands, says: "We are excited to confirm that our Thomas Dakin Gin Distillery plans have been submitted to Manchester council for change of use and planning approval.
David Hume, a farm consultant at Alnwick-based land agents George F.
com ULSTER SCOTS AUTUMN TALKS - HENRY JOY & MARY ANN - A BELFAST TRAGEDY Date: Monday 9 October Location: Community Hall, Park Way, Comber Description: A talk by Dr David Hume. Free but booking essential.
It showcases treasured artefacts, curiosities and buildings including the Scott Monument, the Thistle Chapel at St Giles' Cathedral, a 90-year old paint mixer used on the Forth Bridge and the lucky toe on the Royal Mile statue of philosopher David Hume.