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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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