A Treatise of Human Nature

  title={A Treatise of Human Nature},
  author={David Hume},
PART 1: INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL. How to Use this Book. List of Abbreviations. Editor's Introduction. Hume's Early years and Education. A Treatise of Human Nature. Book 1: Of the Understanding. Book 1 part 1: The Elements of the Mental World. Book 1 Part 2: The Ideas of Space and Time. Book 1 Part 3: Knowledge, Probability, Belief, and Causation. Book 1 Part 4: Forms of Scepticism. Book 2: Of the passions. Book 2 Part 1: The Indirect Passions of Pride and Humility. Book 2 Part 2: The Indirect… 

Phenomenology of the human person

Part I. The Form of Thinking: 1. Two ways of saying 'I' 2. Further kinds of declaratives 3. Linguistic syntax and human reason 4. The person as the agent of syntax: predication 5. Reason as public:

Commonplace Books and Reading in Georgian England

1. The problem with reading: history and theory in the culture of Georgian England Part I. Origins: 2. 'Many sketches and scraps of sentiments': what is a commonplace book? 3. A very short history of

The Passions, Character, and the Self in Hume

In the long history of the interpretations of Hume's theses on the self and personal identity, it is by now widely accepted that the conclusions reached in the first book of the Treatise must be

The Self as Narrative in Hume

In this paper, I return to the well-known apparent inconsistencies in Hume’s treatment of personal identity in the three books of A Treatise of Human Nature, and try to defend a Humean narrative

VII—A Compleat Chain of Reasoning: Hume's Project inA Treatise of Human Nature, Books One and Two

In this paper I consider the context and significance of the first instalment of Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature , Books One and Two, on the understanding and on the passions, published in 1739

The Anatomist and the Painter: The Continuity of Hume's Treatise and Essays

The three volumes of Hume's first and most famous work, A Treatise ofHuman Nature,1 were followed almost immediately by two volumes ofEssays, Moral and Political. What is the relationship between

Spinoza: A Guide for the Perplexed

This chapter discusses Spinoza's Life and Thought, Ethics, and the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus, which deals with the role of faith in politics and politics in the 17th Century.

David Hume's Concept of the Self, With Special Reference to "A Treatise of Human Nature" Books I and II

The thesis investigates David Hume's concept of the self as it is presented in Book One and Two of the Treatise of Human Nature. The center point of the discussion is Hume's understanding of the self

Beyond Our Senses: Recasting Book I, Part 3 of Hume's Treatise

The early sections of Book I, Part 3 of A Treatise of Human iG1trir2~ az widely studied, and with good reason. They contain Hume’s skeptical argxments about what we now call inductive inference or

A companion to rationalism

List of Contributors. Acknowledgments. List of Abbreviations. Introduction. Part I: The Core of Rationalism. 1. The Rationalist Impulse (Alan Nelson). 2. The Rationalist Conception of Substance