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McGill Hume studies

McGill Bicentennial Hume Conference (1976)

McGill Hume studies

by McGill Bicentennial Hume Conference (1976)

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Published by Austin Hill Press in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hume, David, 1711-1776 -- Congresses.,
  • Philosophy, Scottish -- 18th century -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by David Fate Norton, Nicholas Capaldi, Wade L. Robison.
    SeriesStudies in Hume and Scottish philosophy ;, 1
    ContributionsNorton, David Fate., Capaldi, Nicholas., Robison, Wade L., McGill University.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1498 .M27 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination358 p. ;
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4722903M
    ISBN 100896900002, 0896900010
    LC Control Number78010398

    The McGill University Library holds more than seven million items in its various collections, which are located in numerous branches across McGill’s downtown and Macdonald campuses. Receiving over 5 million visits annually, and millions more visits online, it is an invaluable support system for the McGill community, with rich collections, comprehensive information resources, innovative. studies in philosophy, beginning in the Spring of I PM is an independent, McGill Bicentennial Hume Congress book expounds and develops the notions of a demonstrative argument and of a formal, axiomatized science: the second discusses a cluster of problems.

    • Edited by Eric Steinberg. A landmark of Enlightenment thought, Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is accompanied here by two shorter works that shed light on it: A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh, Hume's response to those accusing him of atheism, of advocating extreme skepticism, and of undermining the foundations of morality; and his Abstract of A Treatise. For further discussion of this admittedly controversial claim, see section V below, as well as Jane L. McIntyre. “Is Hume’s Self Consistent?”, McGill Hume Studies (San Diego: Austin Hill, ) and J. I. Biro, “Hume’s Difficulties with the Self,” Hume Studies 5 (). Google ScholarCited by: 6.

    David Hume’s views on the subject of free will are among the most influential contributions to this long-disputed topic. Throughout the twentieth century, and into this century, Hume has been widely regarded as having presented the classic defense of the compatibilist position, the view that freedom and responsibility are consistent with determinism.   (David Hume, Boston: G.K. Hall & Co., , ch. 9, ; Capaldi is an internationally-known Hume expert and founder of the Hume Society) Capaldi states in .


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McGill Bicentennial Hume Conference (). McGill Hume studies. The David Hume Collection has its origins in the chance discovery by Professor Raymond Klibansky of Hume's own copy of the Olivetus edition of Cicero's works (Paris, ) in a cupboard at the Faculty Club in (See: Raymond Klibansky, "Hidden Treasures at McGill", Fontanus vol.

II (), ) Professor Klibansky also describes in this article some of the other books from Hume's. McGiIl Hume Studies. Edited by D. Norton, N. Capaldi and W. Robison. (San Diego: ) Austin Hill Press.

35i This is a selection of nineteen papers on Hume from among those presented at a conference held at McGiIl University in 19 76 to commemorate the bicentenary of Hume's death. Most of them are concerned with Book I of the Treatise and the Enquiry concerning Human Understanding.

The McGill David Hume Collection Research Grant is available annually to an established scholar (one whose doctoral studies have been complete for at least six years) who wishes to spend at least three months using the extensive McGill Hume Collection held in the Rare Books and Special Collections Division of the McGill University Library.

The Grant, with a value of up to $ (Cdn), is. McGill University: The book concludes with an overview from Professor Lambert that critically examines the impact of the ideas in each individual chapter. This volume is organized around the three areas where Professor McGill Hume studies by McGill Bicentennial Hume Conference.

The Hume Society is an international organization of scholars whose purpose is to stimulate scholarship on all aspects of the thought and writings of David Hume, the 18th-century Scottish philosopher, historian and essayist.

Membership in the society is open to everyone interested in Hume and his philosophical and literary contemporaries. Hume Studies is an interdisciplinary scholarly journal dedicated to publishing important work bearing on the thought of David Hume.

The Journal is receptive to a variety of topics, methods, and approaches, so long as the work contributes to understanding Hume’s thought, meets the highest standards of scholarship, and demonstrates mastery of relevant scholarly literature.

Hume Studies does not publish bibliographies; authors of accepted manuscripts with bibliographies are expected to shift all bibliographical information to the notes.

The manuscript should be accompanied by an abstract of – words (and in no case exceeding words). David Hume is now considered among the most important philosophers of the Western world. Although best known for his contributions to the theory of knowledge, metaphysics, and the philosophy of religion, Hume also influenced developments in the philosophy of mind, psychology, ethics, political and economic theory, political and social history, and aesthetic by: McGill University is a public research university in Montreal, Quebec, d in by royal charter granted by King George IV, the university bears the name of James McGill, a Scottish merchant whose bequest in formed the university's precursor, University of McGill College (or simply, McGill College); the name was officially changed to McGill University in Campus: Urban, Downtown: 32 ha (80 acres).

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Close this message to accept cookies or find out how to manage your cookie by: 5. 1 References to Hume are to the Selby-Bigge/Nidditch edition of his A Treatise of Human Nature (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ).This work is hereafter cited as T, with page numbers given in parentheses.

The following alternative method of citation is also used: T,meaning Treatise, Book 1, Part 1, section gh my discussion will focus mainly on Hume's views in the Cited by: 3. Hume Studies is an interdisciplinary scholarly journal dedicated to publishing important work bearing on the thought of David Studies is receptive to a wide variety of topics, methods, and approaches, so long as the work contributes to the understanding of Hume's thought, meets the highest standards of scholarship, and demonstrates mastery of the relevant scholarly literature.

David Hume Collection, Digital Collection Program, McGill University Libraries. The central problem of David Hume's philosophy. an essay toward a phenomenological interpretation of the first book of the Treatise of human nature Jan Author: Marina Frasca-Spada.

The Scottish philosopher, David Hume () has been the subject of special interest at McGill since the late s, and McGill has one of the major scholarly Hume collections. Just before the end ofRare Books and Special Collections acquired a volume from David Hume’s library to add to its already existing holdings.

The next book is usually known by philosophers as The First Enquiry, but its full title is An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.

This was written about a decade after the Treatise, and it was designed to make the doctrines of the Treatise — or at least the ones that by that time Hume found himself wedded to — more accessible. These are the doctrines of the first book of the Treatise. An Aristotelian Account of Induction: Creating Something from Nothing (Volume 49) (McGill-Queen’s Studies in the Hist of Id) [Groarke, Louis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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The relation between Hume’s constructive and skeptical aims has been a central concern for Hume interpreters. Hume’s two definitions of ‘cause’ in the Treatise and first Enquiry apparently represent an important constructive achievement, but this paper argues that the definitions must be und Followers:.

The relation between Hume’s constructive and skeptical aims has been a central concern for Hume interpreters. Hume’s two definitions of ‘cause’ in the Treatise and first Enquiry apparently represent an important constructive achievement, but this paper argues that the definitions must be understood in terms of Hume’s skepticism.The context of this letter seems to be letter in The Letters of David Hume edited by J.Y.T.

Greig (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ). Finally, there are photographic copies of Hume manuscripts held by the Royal Society of Edinburgh and typed copies of official letters on .David Hume has books on Goodreads with ratings.

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