Hume's 'Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding' : A Reader's Guide, Paperback / softback Book

Hume's 'Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding' : A Reader's Guide Paperback / softback

Part of the Reader's Guides series

Paperback / softback

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"Continuum's Reader's Guides" are clear, concise and accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy.

Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reader toward a thorough understanding of often demanding material.

Ideal for undergraduate students, the guides provide an essential resource for anyone who needs to get to grips with a philosophical text.

David Hume is widely considered to be the greatest British philosopher and his "Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" is the most frequently studied of all his works - a key text in the study of empiricist thought.

This is a hugely important and exciting, yet challenging, piece of philosophical writing.

In "Hume's Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: A Reader's Guide", Allen Bailey and Dan O'Brien explain the philosophical background against which the book was written and the key themes inherent in the text.

The book then guides the reader to a clear understanding of the text as a whole, before exploring the reception and influence of this classic philosophical work. This is the ideal companion to study of this most influential and challenging of texts.