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Studies in the Eighteenth Century Background of Hume’s Empiricism

Author:

Mary Shaw Kuypers

Studies in the Eighteenth Century Background of Hume’s Empiricism

Not only scholarly but significant as a critical commentary.

Frederick Barry, Columbia University

Studies in the Eighteenth Century Background of Hume’s Empiricism was first published in 1930.

A scholarly review of the influence of contemporary science and thought on the various phases of Hume’s philosophy. The chapter headings are as follows: I. Introduction. II. Interpretations of Newtonian Science in the Eighteenth Century. III. Reverberations of the New Science in Philosophy. IV. Hume’s Empiricism in Relation to Contemporary Science and Philosophy. V. Empiricism in Morals. VI. Empiricism in Politics. VII. Hume’s Historical Writing. Bibliography.

Studies in the Eighteenth Century Background of Hume’s Empiricism

Mary Shaw Kuypers was an instructor in orientation at the University of Minnesota.

Studies in the Eighteenth Century Background of Hume’s Empiricism

Not only scholarly but significant as a critical commentary.

Frederick Barry, Columbia University