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1752
      
David Hume Published Political Discourses
David Hume
   was born in   
Edinburgh, Scotland
1711-1776. Was one of the most important figures in the history of philosophy
Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
   was written by   
David Hume
Hume's law: "it is never possible to deduce evaluative conclusions from factual premises," or, the is/ought problem
The Principles of Morals
   was written by   
David Hume
1751
A Treatise of Human Nature
   was written by   
David Hume
Hume was the first philosopher of the modern era to produce a thoroughly naturalistic philosophy. This philosophy partly consisted in rejection of the historically prevalent conception of human minds as being miniature versions of the divine mind.
David Hume
   wrote   
A Treatise of Human Nature
1739, examined the naturalistic psychological basis of human nature






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