Enquiries: Concerning Human Understanding and Concerning the Principles of Morals

  title={Enquiries: Concerning Human Understanding and Concerning the Principles of Morals},
  author={David Hume and L. A. Sir Selby-Bigge and Peter H. Nidditch},
Reprinted from the posthumous edition of 1777 and edited with introduction, comparative tables of contents, and analytical index by L. A. Selby-Bigge. Third edition with text revised and notes by P. H. Nidditch. 

The self and the passions

  • T. Penelhum
  • Psychology, Philosophy
    Canadian Journal of Philosophy
  • 2012
Jane McIntyre's authoritative presentation of the changes Hume makes in the Second Enquiry and the Dissertation on the Passions to the role of sympathy show that he has there left behind the

Adorno's Practical Philosophy: Living Less Wrongly

Introduction 1. The whole is untrue 2. No right living 3. Social determination and negative freedom 4. Adorno's critique of moral philosophy 5. A new categorical imperative 6. An ethics of resistance

Ethics: a radical justice approach

This kind of preamble to any Code of Ethics overcomes all those hoary old arguments about the public's right to know, the so-called free-flow of information, and the conflict between Eurocentric and

The Hume-Burke connection examined

This article examines the connection, personal and intellectual, between David Hume and Edmund Burke. Scholars have often compared the two thinkers, mainly in an unsystematic and selective way. Bur...

Hypocrisy and the Politics of Politeness: Manners and Morals from Locke to Austen

Acknowledgements Introduction: the revolution in manners in eighteenth-century prose 1. Hypocrisy and the servant problem 2. Gallantry, adultery and the principles of politeness 3. Revolutions in

Against the Spirit of Foundations: Postmodernism and David Hume

L'A. s'oppose aux efforts de recherche d'une certaine unite et essence de la philosophie de Hume. Une telle approche, selon l'A., priverait la philosophie humienne de sa tolerance a l'egard de

Delicacy and Passion: Hume’s Theory of Taste and the Ideologies of the Senses

  • O. Kenshur
  • Art, Philosophy
    The Yearbook of Comparative Literature
  • 2019
Like his influential predecessor Jean-Baptiste Dubos, Hume argues that aesthetic taste, unchanging over time, is rooted in sentiment rather than reason. This sensationalist doctrine, centering on t...

Self-Interest: An Intellectual History

This chapter presents an intellectual history of the concept of self-interest. It surveys the opinions of the Greek philosophers, Plato and Aristotle, and the subsequent thought of the Epicureans and

Understanding the Moral Phenomenology of the Third Reich

This paper discusses the issue of German moral responsibility for the Holocaust in the light of the thesis of Daniel Goldhagen and others that inherited negative stereotypes of Jews and Jewishness

Humes Old and New II: The Two Definitions and the Doctrine of Necessity

Peter Millican claims that Hume's argument for the doctrine of necessity in §VIII of the first Enquiry is a ‘torpedo into the core’ of the sceptical realist interpretation of Hume. I argue against