Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2019

320 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190933401

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The Concealed Influence of Custom

Hume's Treatise from the Inside Out

Jay L. Garfield

  • Demonstrates how Hume's Treatise has a unity of method and structure hitherto unappreciated
  • Foregrounds the role of custom and shows how Hume's understanding of custom is grounded in English legal theory
  • Reconciles Hume's naturalism with his scepticism