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Published: 04 July 2019

290 Pages


ISBN: 9780198812739

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The Testimony of Sense

Empiricism and the Essay from Hume to Hazlitt

Tim Milnes

  • The first book-length study of the eighteenth-century and Romantic essay genre in the context of the philosophical thought of this period
  • Explores the impact of David Hume's thought upon the development of the familiar essay
  • An original account of the idea of intersubjectivity as it features in the thought of the Scottish Enlightenment and British Romanticism
  • Of interest to anyone working at the intersections of eighteenth-century English literature, philosophy, and history