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Selected Essays (Oxford World's Classics) (edition 2008)
by David Hume, Stephen Copley (Editor), Andrew Edgar (Editor)
Selected Essays (Oxford World's Classics) by David Hume
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0192836218, Paperback)In his writings, David Hume set out to bridge the gap between the learned world of the academy and the marketplace of polite society. This collection, drawing largely on his Essays Mortal, Political, and Literary (1776 edition), comprehensively shows how far he succeeded.
As seen in these selections, Hume embraces a staggering range of social, cultural, political, demographic, and historical concerns, charting the state of civil society, manners, morals, and taste, and the development of political economy in the mid-eighteenth century. These essays represent not only those areas where Hume's arguments representative of his age, but also where he is strikingly innovative.
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