Hume,David

Hume (hyo͞om), David. 1711-1776.
Scottish philosopher and historian whose skeptical arguments concerning induction, causation and religion, including the thesis that human knowledge arises only from sense experience, shaped 19th- and 20th-century empiricist philosophy. His works include A Treatise of Human Nature (1739-1740) and History of England (1754-1762).

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Universalium. 2010.

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