David Hume and the Danish Debate about Freedom of the Press in the 1770s

@article{Laursen1998DavidHA,
  title={David Hume and the Danish Debate about Freedom of the Press in the 1770s},
  author={J. Laursen},
  journal={Journal of the History of Ideas},
  year={1998},
  volume={59},
  pages={167 - 172}
}
  • J. Laursen
  • Published 1998
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of the History of Ideas
When the reception history of David Hume's political writings is written, there will have to be some discussion of their fate in "peripheral" countries like Denmark. Hume's "Of Liberty of the Press" was translated into Danish as early as 1771. It is not widely known that Denmark was the first country officially to declare freedom of the press and that a lively debate broke out once such freedom was declared. Hume's essay was put to work in that debate. The story of this translation provides… Expand
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