Hume’s famous discussion of miracles is actually still used in the philosophy of religion today. Knowledge, Logic, and Religion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvoAL-KSZ32fRrlUcuezyvR80Ec6qHUz_ The text is pretty easy for those who are interested: http://18th.eserver.org/hume-enquiry.html#10 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PhilosophyTube?ref=hl Twitter: https://twitter.com/PhilosophyTube Email: ollysphilosophychannel@gmail.com Our comment music is ‘No!’ by Vim. Other Music: ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ – Handel ‘For Whom the Bell […]

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The Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a shortened and simplified version of Hume’s masterpiece A Treatise of Human Nature. It sought to reach a wider audience, and to dispel some of the virulent criticism addressed toward the former book. In it, Hume explains his theory of epistemology, and argues against other current theories, including those […]

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We discuss David Hume’s essay “On Suicide” Video mentioned in the discussion: Why we choose suicide

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Hume’s philosophy is dependent on his concept of ideas, understand this and you’re well on your way! For more on David Hume, Check out our blog: http://www.60secondphilosophy.com/blog/david-hume-on-ideas Have a question on a topic in philosophy? Ask it in the comments section and we will answer it in our next Q&A video! Check us out on […]

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Professor Castleberry gives an online lecture of Hume’s critique of reason’s role in human morality.

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In this lecture/discussion session from my 2013 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we finish up our study of David Hume’s classic work in Philosophy of Religion, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, by focusing on most of the arguments about God’s existence and God’s nature made between his three interlocutors — Philo, Demea, and Cleanthes. […]

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Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary (1758) is a two volume compilation of essays by David Hume. Part I includes the essays from Essays, Moral and Political, plus two essays from Four Dissertations. The contents of this part largely covers political and aesthetic issues. Part II includes the essays from Political Discourses, most of which develop […]

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http://www.acts17.net The so-called “new atheists” often portray themselves as the champions of reason. Yet a careful examination of their worldview reveals that atheism (more specifically, naturalism) undermines our reasoning ability. To see why, let’s consider some quotations from RenĂ© Descartes, David Hume, and Charles Darwin.

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Here’s the brilliant “Dialogue in the Dark” by Michael Ignatieff. A fictional meeting between Scottish Philosopher David Hume and James Boswell. Superb acting by David Rintoul as Boswell and Alec McCowen as Hume.David Hume Born May 07, 1711 Died Aug 25, 1776 in Edinburgh from cancer Biography: Scottish philosopher, historian, librarian and educator. Son of […]

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