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Death and Character

Further Reflections on Hume

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ISBN 9780674030909

Publication Date: 11/30/2008


304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


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  • Preface
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Part I. Easy and Obvious
    • 1. Acting in Character
    • 2. Impersonation, the Very Idea
    • 3. Hume’s Excellent Hypocrites
    • 4. Hume’s Treatment of Oliver Cromwell
    • 5. Hume and the Conformity of Bishop Tunstal
    • 6. Hume’s Deathbed Reading: A Tale of Three Letters
  • Part II. More Difficult and Abstruse
    • 7. Hume’s Impressions and His Other Metaphors
    • 8. The Life and Mortality of the Mind
    • 9. Hume’s Labyrinth
    • 10. A Voice, as from the Next Room
    • 11. The Energy of the Cause
    • 12. Hume’s Post-Impressionism
  • Conclusion: Hume’s Curriculum Vitae: His “Own Life,” Written by Himself
  • Index

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