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Hume

1. (George) Basil. 1923--99, English Roman Catholic Benedictine monk and cardinal; archbishop of Westminster (1976--99)
2. David. 1711--76, Scottish empiricist philosopher, economist, and historian, whose sceptic philosophy restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses. His works include A Treatise of Human Nature (1740), An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals (1751), Political Discourses (1752), and History of England (1754--62)
3. John. born 1937, Northern Ireland politician; leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) (1979--2001). Nobel peace prize jointly with David Trimble in 1998
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Hence, Hume believes that at least some verdicts of the standard of taste are normative.
Russell Hume said the issue on Tuesday called a "precautionary measure" due to mislabelling.
Hume struck first in the first session to give his team the lead, only for Pritam Kotal to equalise just before half time.
He provides a grim portrayal of the world into which John Hume was born, in 1937.
There are also three objections that the evidence for laws of natural is not as strong as Hume suggests: (1) that Hume is mistaken about which general claims his experience supports; (2) that if testimony is insufficient to establish the occurrence of miracles, then it is also insufficient to prove general laws; and (3) that Hume's views are insufficient insofar as the criteria the correctness of induction, which Hume rejects.
It is novel in its very conception--an intellectual biography of Hume has not been attempted before--and offers a fresh perspective on Hume's motivations and the character of his work.
James Harris explains in his much-anticipated book Hume: An Intellectual Biography that Hume was obsessed with his persona, crafting a public facade as "a sedentary man of letters, able to make light of his own pedantries and foibles, but all the same dedicated wholly to his books.
One of the deepest insights into his thinking came after Sean Donlon, who was central to the Anglo-Irish negotiations, sat down with Mr Hume on January 25.
Investigators suspect a vehicle driven by Hume struck Brian Barkwell, 81, as Barkwell crossed Libby Lane at 4:30 p.
Emerson argues that Hume was potentially interested in writing an ecclesiastical history (as did his successor Gibbon), given the often rich accounts of ecclesiastical affairs in The History of England.
After 15 years in the UK, Hume found himself without a club at the beginning of the season and was resigned to previewing the new Premier League season and taking a year out as all offers were too far away or unsatisfactory.