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A Treatise On Human Nature

Authors: Hume, David
Publisher: HarperTorch
BISAC/Subject: PHI000000
ISBN: 9781443438551, Related ISBNs: 1443438553, 9781443438551
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 519,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

In A Treatise on Human Nature, Scottish philosopher David Hume examines the psychological influences on human nature. Taking a naturalistic position, Hume posited that human nature is guided by desire rather than rational thought, and that humans could only have knowledge of those things that they themselves directly experienced.

Published in 1738, A Treatise on Human Nature is considered one of the most important philosophical works published, and it became highly influential on later moral philosophy because of Hume’s theory of free will as being determined by an individual’s own motivation.

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