E-mail after purchase. It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. We will send them within the next 3 days. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (17 April 2018), Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 February 2019, A good introduction to the subject for a novice, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 3 December 2012. Taking a dim view of miracles, mysticism, and metaphysics, Hume skeptically asserted that empirical proofs of religion (such as the existence of God, the immortality of the soul, and an afterlife) are not possible. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 5 June 2013. An empiricist and skeptic, David Hume (1711-1776) was born and died in Edinburgh, Scotland. Conditions apply. Try again. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Please try your request again later. Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy: With Selections from the Objections and Replies…, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Sincerely, James Burton. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. This work, now commonly required reading in philosophy classes, exposed a broad audience to philosophy when it was first published. Start reading An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding on your Kindle in under a minute. His arguments in support of reasoning from experience, and against the "sophistry and illusion"of religiously inspired philosophical fantasies, caused controversy in the eighteenth century and are strikingly relevant today, when faith and science continue to clash. Please try again. Something went wrong. La Bruyere passes the seas, and still maintains his reputation: But the glory of Malebranche is confined to his own nation, and to his own age. a must read for any student of philosophy, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 February 2015. a must read for anybody studying hume and empiricism. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding - Kindle edition by Hume, David, Selby-Bigge, L. A.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. In almost 350 years no one did it better until Kant's category of causality. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 December 2014. Before we send them, however, we need to know the package you prefer. One, two, three, four, five more words. Thanks again for your inquiry. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. a must read for any student of philosophy, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 February 2015. a must read for anybody studying hume and empiricism. A great introduction to the philosophy of David … Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. This edition is a reprint designed for university students so it is cheaper, but sturdily constructed. It was a revision of an earlier effort, Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature, published anonymously in London in 1739-40. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 5 June 2013. And Addison, perhaps, will be read with pleasure, when Locke shall be en- tirely forgotten. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: Amazon.co.uk: Hume, David: 9781936041916: Books This book looks at the weakness that we have in our abilities to understand our environment- it looks generally at human understanding. This item: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume Paperback CDN$11.34 Discourse on Method and Meditations by René Descartes Paperback CDN$6.35 Customers who viewed this item also viewed these digital items Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 Buy this product and stream 90 days of Amazon Music Unlimited for free. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. Book is good if you are into or studying philosophical thought. It was a revision of an earlier effort, Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature, published anonymously in London in 1739–40. I bought this book to remind myself of his thoughts on cause and effect. 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An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (Oxford World's Classics), Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy: With Selections from the Objections and Replies (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy), A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects (Penguin Classics), An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: with Hume's Abstract of A Treatise of Human Nature and A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy, Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy: With Selections From The Objections And Replies, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: Second Treatise of Goverment (Classics of World Literature). It is a very good introduction to the subject for a novice. Something went wrong. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 November 2014, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 July 2015, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 5 September 2013. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Don't have a Kindle? An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a book by the Scottish empiricist philosopher David Hume, published in English in 1748. Philosopher David Hume was considered to one of the most important figures in the age of Scottish enlightenment. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (Oxford World's Classics), Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy: With Selections from the Objections and Replies (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy), A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects (Penguin Classics), An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: with Hume's Abstract of A Treatise of Human Nature and A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy, Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy: With Selections From The Objections And Replies, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: Second Treatise of Goverment (Classics of World Literature). If … Some very interesting ideas, love it. Unable to add item to List. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Taking a dim view of miracles, mysticism, and metaphysics, Hume skeptically asserted that empirical proofs of religion (such as the existence of God, the immortality of the soul, and an afterlife) are not possible. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, 2nd Edition, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Try again. This edition is a reprint designed for university students so it is cheaper, but sturdily constructed. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. His magnum opus, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (1748), like Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (1781), is one of the key texts of the 18th-century Enlightenment.