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David Hume
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects (1758 edition), p. 344, "Section X: Of Miracles, Part I"
David Hume
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Part 4 Of the sceptical and other systems of philosophy, Sect. 7 Conclusion of this book - A Treatise of Human Nature (1739-40)
David Hume
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The philosophical works of David Hume: Including all the essays, and exhibiting the more important alterations and corrections in the successive editions pub. by the author (1854 edition)
David Hume
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The philosophical works of David Hume: Including all the essays, and exhibiting the more important alterations and corrections in the successive editions pub. by the author (1854 edition), Little, Brown
David Hume
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A Treatise of Human Nature (2010 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781607782919


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Born: May 7, 1711

Died: August 25, 1776 (aged 65)

Nationality: Scottish

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: David Hume was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, known especially for his philosophical empiricism and scepticism. He was one of the most important figures in the history of Western philosophy and the Scottish Enlightenment. Hume is often grouped with John Locke, George Berkeley, and a handful of others as a British Empiricist.

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