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  • (Hume, 1738) ⇒ David Hume. (1738). “'A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects." ISBN:0-7607-7172-3

Subject Headings: Epistemology, Empiricism.

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  • (Wikipedia, 2015) ⇒ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Treatise_of_Human_Nature Retrieved:2015-10-2.
    • A Treatise of Human Nature is a book by Scottish philosopher David Hume, first published (in parts) from the end of 1738 to 1740. [1]

      The full title of the Treatise is A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects. It contains the following sections:

      • Book 1: "Of the Understanding" – An investigation into human cognition. Important statements of Skepticism.
      • Book 2: "Of the Passions" – A treatment of emotions and free will.
      • Book 3: "Of Morals" – A treatment of moral ideas, justice, obligations, benevolence.
  1. The book has appeared in many editions after the death of the author. See via Archive.org; via Archive.org

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... For my part, when I enter most intimately into what I call myself, I always stumble on some particular perception or other, of heat or cold, light or shade, love or hatred, pain or pleasure. I never can catch myself at any time without a perception, and never can observe any thing but the perception ...

... If any one, upon serious and unprejudic'd reflection thinks he has a different notion of himself, I must confess I can reason no longer with him. All I can allow him is, that he may be in the right as well as I, and that we are essentially different in this particular. He may, perhaps, perceive something simple and continu'd, which he calls himself; tho' I am certain there is no such principle in me. …

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1738 ATreatiseofHumanNatureDavid Hume (1711-1776)A Treatise of Human Nature1738
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