Projection and Realism in Hume's Philosophy (Hardback)P. J. E. Kail (author)
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 605 g
Dimensions: 240 x 163 x 22 mm
Peter Kail's engaging study undertakes to illuminate Hume on the external world, necessity, and value by juxtaposing these topics with God, personal identity, and colour respectively...There is much...to admire: the unusual breadth of coverage; the rich comparison of Hume's explanations of belief in God and the external world...The intricate defences of provocative interpretive claims-for example, that Hume thinks belief with evaluation content can, on its own, motivate action-are sure to receive wide attention. * Louis E. Loeb MIND *
A formidable accomplishment, highly innovative in many of its theses, and, all in all, well-stocked with interesting arguments... Of the writing of books on Hume there is end; Kail's is hugely impressive, one of the best I have read in the past decade or so * Alexander Broadie, British Journal for the History of Philosophy *
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