David hume essays moral political and literary pdf
13. See John B. Stewart, (New York: Columbia University Press, 1963); F. A. Hayek, "The Legal and Political Philosophy of David Hume," in V. C. Chappell, ed., (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1966), pp. 335-60; Duncan Forbes, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1975); David Miller, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981); and Donald W. Livingston, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984).
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First published in Hume’s Essays Moral and Political, in 1741. Reprinted in Essays Moral, Political and Literary , ed. Eugene F. Miller. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1987. Part 1, Essay 4. Online at .
14. [As Hume uses the term in the reasoning compares ideas in abstraction from experienced relationships. Whereas some of his predecessors, such as Hobbes, had attempted to base moral or political philosophy on reasoning, Hume sets out to establish moral science on the "experimental method of reasoning," which was introduced by Francis Bacon and utilized by Isaac Newton. Nevertheless, Hume sometimes claims in the that political principles can be derived i.e., by general reasoning on our ideas or concepts of the things in question and without reference to particular examples.]