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An enquiry concerning the principles of morals

by David Hume

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Published by Hackett Pub. Co. in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Hume ; edited, and with an introduction by J.B. Schneewind.
    ContributionsSchneewind, J. B. 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1465 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p. ;
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3491853M
    ISBN 100915145456, 0915145464
    LC Control Number82011679

    Jan 29,  · An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals by David Hume | Book Discourse An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding - Duration: An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals . An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals was published in by Scottish enlightenment philosopher David Hume, a man who revolutionized our understanding of philosophy. Hume uses this work to explore the foundations of morality, asserting that our ethical nature is based upon sentiment rather than reason.

    Aug 24,  · An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals is the enquiry subsequent to the Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (EHU). Thus, it is often referred to as "the second Enquiry". It was originally published in , three years after the first Enquiry.[1] Hume first discusses ethics in A Treatise of Human Nature (in Book 3 - "Of Morals").4/5. An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals, first published in , was the third of David Hume's major philosophical treatises. Hume's aim in this elegant and lucid work was to present in an accessible way his theory of the foundation of morality in human nature, a theory which had developed significantly since he first addressed the subject in A Treatise of Human Nature ().

    An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (Hackett Classics series) by David Hume. A splendid edition. Schneewind's illuminating introduction succinctly situates the Enquiry in its historical context, clarifying its relationship to Calvinism, to Newtonian science, and to earlier moral philosophers, and providing a persuasive account of. An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals. 1. Of the General Principles of Morals. 2. Of Benevolence. 3. Of Justice. 4. Of Political Society. 5. Why Utility Pleases. 6. Of Qualities Useful to Ourselves. 7. Of Qualities Immediately Agreeable to Ourselves. 8. Of Qualities Immediately Agreeable to Others. 9. Conclusion. App. 1. Concerning.


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