David Hume

Scotland (1711-1776)
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (2.20 hours)
Product Number: Z100095299
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481538565
Narrator/s: Charlton Heston
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David Hume (1711-1776) represented the culmination of the British philosophy of sense-experience. Although he lived in the age of reason, Hume had profound doubts about our ability to know anything in the world with certainty. This skepticism colored his view of science and gave rise to his devastating attack on proofs of the existence of God. Hume believed that values are neither objective nor universal, but nevertheless was optimistic about human nature and our ability to achieve decency in our actions. The Giants of Philosophy is a series of dramatic presentations, in understandable language, of the concerns, questions, interests, and overall world view of history's greatest philosophers. Special emphasis on clear and relevant explanations gives you a new arsenal of insights toward living a better life.

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Original Publish Date: Jan 05, 2006

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