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A Treatise Of Human Nature: Texts v. 1
- Paperback - Oxford University Press
This first volume contains the critical text of David Hume's 'Treatise of Human Nature', followed by the short 'Abstract' and concluding with 'A Letter from a Gentleman to his Friend in Edinburgh'.
A Companion To Hume
- Paperback - Wiley-Blackwell
David Hume's revolutionary philosophies took an empirical approach to the study of human nature. This collection examines the paradoxes of Hume's thought and his legacy, covering the methods, themes, and consequences of his contributions to philosophy.
The World According To Vice
- Hardback - Canongate
Since it was founded in Montreal in 1994, Vice magazine has brought its uniquely irreverent and informative brand of journalism to a worldwide audience. This book is a stake in the ground, a marker of where Vice has been and where it might be going to in coming years.
Learning To Live: A User's Manual
- Paperback - Canongate
Luc Ferry shows how philosophy is essential to our everyday lives. Both a sparkling, accessible history of Western thought and a courageous dissection of how religion and philosophy have converged and clashed through the ages, this text aims to answer once and for all - what use is philosophy, anyway?
Thomas Brown: Selected Philosophical Writings
- Paperback - Imprint Academic
Thomas Brown was among the most prominent and widely read British philosophers of the first half of the 19th century. The selections in this volume illustrate Brown's original ideas about mental science, cause and effect, emotions and ethics. It offers an introduction situating Brown's career and writings in their historical context.
Adam Smith: A Moral Philosopher And His Political Economy
- Paperback - Palgrave Macmillan
This title presents the authentic Adam Smith and explores his underlying approach and radical thinking, aiming to re-establish his original intentions.
The Philosophers' Quarrel: Rousseau, Hume, And The Limits Of Human Understanding
- Paperback - Yale University Press
The rise and spectacular fall of the friendship between the two great philosophers of the 18th century, Jean-Jacques Rousseau & David Hume, reverberated on both sides of the Channel. As the relationship unravelled, rancorous letters were fired off, then quickly published & devoured by aristocrats, intellectuals & common readers alike.
A History Of Scottish Philosophy
- Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
This book is unique in that is provides the first-ever substantial account of the seven-centuries-old Scottish philosophical tradition. It focuses on a philosophers in the period from the later 13th century until the mid-20th and gives space to some brilliantly original texts.
Essays On The Active Powers Of Man
- Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
This is a thoroughly investigated, scholarly edition of Thomas Reid's 'Essays on the Active Powers of Man'.
The Hogmanay Companion
- Paperback - Neil Wilson
Revealing the true origins of Hogmanay, Hugh Douglas takes the reader from the remotest beginnings of this festival through the more recent developments, right up to the millennium. Also included are recipes, anecdotes and music for Hogmanay songs.