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Published: 18 January 2001

136 Pages | 9 halftones

ISBN: 9780192854063

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Hume: A Very Short Introduction

A. J. Ayer

Very Short Introductions

  • Written by A J Ayer, himself an eminent twentieth-century philosopher
  • Discuses how Hume's life and works are an important area of focus for philosophy and empirical thinking
  • Covers Humes theories about perception, self-identity, causation, morality, politics, and religion
  • Includes generous quotations from Hume's lucid and often witty writings