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The Cautious Jealous Virtue

Hume on Justice

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$57.50 • £46.95 • €52.00

ISBN 9780674049765

Publication Date: 04/01/2010


280 pages

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


  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction: What the Historian Taught the Moralist
  • I. Justice and Equity
    • 1. A Solemn Bonfire? Hume on Loan Repayment
    • 2. The Interested Affection and Its Variants
    • 3. Nature and Artifice, Equity and Justice
    • 4. Hume’s Enlargement of His Conception of Justice
    • 5. The Janus Face of Hume’s “Justice”
  • II. Associated Topics
    • 6. Hume’s Account of Social Artifice: Its Origins and Originality
    • 7. Hume on Resentment
    • 8. Promises, Promises, Promises
    • 9. Good Men’s Women: Hume on Chastity and Trust
    • 10. Incomparably the Best?
  • Conclusion
  • Index

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