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Hume's Philosophy of Religion : Library of Philosophy and Religion - J. C. A. Gaskin

Hume's Philosophy of Religion

Library of Philosophy and Religion

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Published: 1st December 1987
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Hume's Philosophy of Religion brings together for the first time the whole range of Hume's immensely important critique of religion. The major concern is with a clear discussion and presentation of philosophical issues wherever they occur in Hume's writings, but items in the history of ideas, questions of interpretation and biographical details are introduced when they contribute to an understanding of Hume's position. Already reviewed as a standard work on Hume on religion and as a good general introduction to Hume's thought, this new edition has been extensively revised and extended. '...it is hard to imagine how a study of Hume on religion could have been at once more comprehensive, accurate, readable and scholarly than this...it is strongly to be recommended to all who have occasion to study or to teach Hume in colleges or universities.' W.D.Hudson, Expository Times.

Preface - List of Abbreviations - Introduction: Hume on Religion - PART 1 NATURAL RELIGION AND NATURAL BELIEF - Order and Design - Evil, Freedom and the Religious Hypothesis - Being and Necessity - Meaning, School Metaphysics and Divinity - Scepticism and Natural Belief - God and Natural Order - PART 2 REVEALED, HISTORICAL AND PERSONAL RELIGION - Miracles and Revelation - The Revelation of Immortality - The Causes and Corruptions of Religion - The Corruptions Caused by Religion - The Dispassionate Sceptic - References and Notes - Index

ISBN: 9780333393468
ISBN-10: 0333393465
Series: Library of Philosophy and Religion
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 263
Published: 1st December 1987
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised