Hume: A Very Short Introduction - Ayer, Alfred

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Hume's "naturalist" approach to a wide variety of philosophical topics resulted in highly original theories about perception, self-identity, causation, morality, politics, and religion, all of which are discussed in this stimulating introduction by A.J. Ayer, himself one of the twentieth century's most important philosophers. Ayer also gives an account of Hume's fascinating life and character, and includes generous quotations from Hume's lucid and often witty writings.…mehr

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Hume's "naturalist" approach to a wide variety of philosophical topics resulted in highly original theories about perception, self-identity, causation, morality, politics, and religion, all of which are discussed in this stimulating introduction by A.J. Ayer, himself one of the twentieth century's most important philosophers. Ayer also gives an account of Hume's fascinating life and character, and includes generous quotations from Hume's lucid and often witty writings.
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  • Verlag: Oxford University Press
  • 2000
  • Ausstattung/Bilder: 144 pages - b/w halftones and line drawings - 174 x 111 mm
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 176mm x 113mm x 12mm
  • Gewicht: 118g
  • ISBN-13: 9780192854063
  • ISBN-10: 0192854062
  • Best.Nr.: 21561858
Autorenporträt
Sir Alfred Ayer, formerly Wykeham Professor of Logic at Oxford from 1959 to 1978, was a Fellow of Wolfson College Oxford, and of the British Academy. He was the author of many well-known philosophical works, including Language, Truth and Logic, The Central Questions of Philosophy, and Russell. His autobiographical Part of My Life was published as an Oxford Paperback in 1978.