David Hume Quote
“A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century.”
Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects (1758 edition)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsDavid Hume
Born: May 7, 1711
Died: August 25, 1776 (aged 65)
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.