Hume - David Hume, The Philosophical Works of David Hume, vol. Bibliography.

“Essays Moral, Political, Literary: Revision of Great Book”, p.161, VM eBooks 5 Copy quote.

This collection, drawing largely on his Essays Mortal, Political, and Literary (1776 edition), comprehensively shows how far he succeeded.

In his writings, David Hume set out to bridge the gap between the learned world of the academy and the marketplace of polite society. The four essays are: In this essay, Hume offers a pioneering naturalist account of the causes, effects, and historical development of religious belief. Perhaps encouraged by this, he became a candidate for the chair of moral philosophy at Edinburgh in 1744.

Part I includes the essays from Essays, Moral and Political, plus two essays from Four Dissertations. But his next venture, Essays, Moral and Political (1741–42), won some success. As seen in these selections, Hume embraces a staggering range of social, cultural, political, In short, Hume`s standard of taste has fallen to the subjectivity of beauty.

... David Hume (2010). The majority of these finely honed treatises fall into three distinct areas: political theory, economic theory and aesthetic theory. Four Dissertations is a collection of four essays by the Scottish enlightenment philosopher David Hume, first published in 1757.
“Essays Moral, Political, and Literary”, p.79 The proper office of religion is to regulate the heart of men, humanize their conduct, infuse the spirit of temperance, order, andobedience; and as its operation is silent, and only enforces the motives of morality and justice, it is in danger of being overlooked, and confounded with these other motives. Objectors alleged heresy and even atheism , pointing to the Treatise as evidence (Hume’s Autobiography notwithstanding, the work had not gone unnoticed). 1490 words exc title & bibliography. The content of this part largely covers political and aesthetic issues. Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary (1758) is a two volume compilation of essays by David Hume. He was a fierce opponent of the Rationalism of Descartes, Leibniz and Spinoza, as well …

The life of man is of no greater importance to the universe than that of an oyster. Locke - John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, II.viii

3 (Essays Moral, Political, and Literary), 1828, London.
As part of the tried and true model of informal essay writing, Hume began publishing his Essays: Moral, Political and Literary in 1741. David Hume.

As part of the tried and true model of informal essay writing, Hume began publishing his Essays: Moral, Political and Literary in 1741. David Hume (1711 - 1776) was a Scottish philosopher, economist and historian of the Age of Enlightenment.He was an important figure in the Scottish Enlightenment and, along with John Locke and Bishop George Berkeley, one of the three main figureheads of the influential British Empiricism movement..

“Moral and Political Philosophy”, p.406, Simon and Schuster