David Hume


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Scottish philosopher whose sceptical philosophy restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses (1711-1776)

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Quite apart from politics, literature and the arts, those luminaries include (among others): John Logie Baird, Alexander Graham Bell, Andrew Carnegie, James Dewar, John Boyd Dunlop, Alexander Fleming, James Gregory, Douglas Haig, David Hume, David Livingstone, John McAdam, Robert McAlpine, Charles Macintosh, Adam Smith, Robert Thomson, Robert Watson-Watt and James Watt.
Dawkins was influenced by the eighteenth century Enlightenment philosopher and skeptic David Hume, who questioned the existence of anything that cannot be empirically verified (if I cannot see it, hear it, touch it or taste it, it cannot exist).
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WORCESTER - Award-winning photographer David Hume Kennerly visited Worcester Art Museum last Sunday.
Original artworks by Herat University students and faculty and photos of Herat by David Hume Kennerly are on display in the consulate foyer.
The 18th century Scottish philosopher David Hume wrote: "Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them".
Dr David Hume is the latest person to take part in the university's New Perspectives on Britishness seminars.
The Official Barack Obama Inaugural Book will include photographs taken by some of the worlds best known presidential photographers, including Pulitzer Prize winner David Hume Kennerly and President Clinton's official photographer, Bob McNeely.
Here Attfield finds the classic arguments of David Hume not as airtight against design arguments as some fellow philosophers have assumed.
ROOM FOR DOUBT consists of three long essays: "Out of Berlin," a poem of praise for a city Wendy Lesser didn't think she would ever like; "On Not Writing About David Hume," about the life and philosophy of Hume and the book Lesser intended to write about him but never did; and "Difficult Friends," a reminiscence about a longfime friend who died in 2003, and the ups and downs of their relationship.
The Scottish philosopher David Hume, likewise, did not demur at his countryman Allan Ramsay's unflattering portrayal of his droll, heavy and whisky-flushed face.