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Hume, David

  1. Rachel Cohon

Published Online: 1 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444367072.wbiee473

The International Encyclopedia of Ethics

How to Cite

Cohon, R. 2013. Hume, David. The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2013

Abstract

In ethics, David Hume (1711–76) is best known for asserting four theses:

Keywords:

  • ethics;
  • history of philosophy;
  • Hume, David;
  • metaethics;
  • motivation;
  • normative ethics;
  • practical reason;
  • sentimentalism;
  • virtue