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DAVID HUME
(1711-1776)

from Of Suicide
Letter to John Home of Ninewells

  David Hume, the philosopher, economist, and historian whose ideas and arguments continue to profoundly influence the course of philosophical thought, was born in Scotland. With his older brother, he began at the University of Edinburgh before the age of … Continue reading

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