Baron David Hume"s lectures 1786-1822

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Statementedited and annotated by G. Campbell H. Paton. Vol.3.
ContributionsPaton, G. Campbell H., Stair Society.
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Beginning with A Treatise of Human Nature (–40), Hume strove to create a naturalistic science of man Alma mater: University of Edinburgh. Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more.

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His mother was daughter to Sir David Falconer, a judge of the court of session under the designation of lord Newton, and for some years president of the college of justice.

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