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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Our greatest philosopher David Hume wrote that "reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them".
Ray Perman has been chosen by the trustees of the David Hume Institute as its next director, succeeding Jeremy Peat.
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).
present a comprehensive, introduction to 18th-century Scottish philosopher, David Hume.
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.
As David Hume had famously asked, would God really suspend the laws of nature on a whim?
Ensayos morales, politicos y literarios, David Hume, Madrid, Editorial Trotta y Liberty Fund, 2011, 584 pp.
The 18th century Scottish philosopher David Hume wrote: "Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them".
El libro de Francisco Pereira es mucho mas que un libro introductorio a la obra epistemica de David Hume, pues logra introducir muy bien al lector en la cuestion fundamental que aborda el filosofo escoces por medio de un estudio panoramico de los filosofos modernos que influyeron en su pensamiento y se va adentrando en las dificultades que ofrece el texto de Hume, exponiendolas por medio de las muchas interpretaciones que han desarrollado los mas variados exegetas de la obra epistemica de David Hume, y de esta manera logra colocar el pensamiento del filosofo moderno en la escena contemporanea.
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.
Scottish Borders chief executive David Hume yesterday said: "The council wishes to apologise for any distress or embarrassment caused by the release of these email addresses.