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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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Es verdad que el pensamiento moral de Hume ha sido interpretado de muchas maneras: subjetivista, expresivista, proyeccionista, disposicionalista, sentimentalista, o como partidario de alguna version de la teoria del error masivo o de alguna version del observador general y estable.
Hume's decision to examine advice literature and letter collections alongside one another is motivated by a desire to uncover both 'the ideals and [the] practice that applied to love and marriage' in the late medieval period (p.
Hoffman argues that Hume is committed to the separability principle: objects or perceptions that are different are distinguishable, and if they are distinguishable they are separable.
Hume and Walpole, two men absorbed by contemplating the past, were writing in an era where interest in the past flourished.
Moreover, the essentials of this study--the philosophical background to Hume's economics--are very clearly and succinctly covered in Richard Sturn's longish article on David Hume in the Biographical Dictionary of British Economists (Thoemmes Press, 2004, vol.
Segun Hume, la toma de conciencia de las ventajas anejas a la vida social resulta no tanto de una reflexion teorica sobre las virtualidades de la vida social, cuanto de la experiencia practica que adquirimos, sin necesidad de proponernoslo, de manera natural, en el seno de una familia.
The reader gets two biographies for the price of one, including a great deal of archival research and an analysis of Adam Smith's and David Hume's ideas and influence to boot.
"He just believed he was on the right side of history and had read the Irish psyche properly." Clinton, 71, said he was strongly criticised by the British Government for getting involved but Hume's assurance peace could be brokered "made it a hell of a lot easier".