In 1741, Hume published his Essays, Moral and Political, making a lasting impact on political, economic and aesthetic theory. This collection gathers together over seventy important early responses to Hume's moral theory and Essays, including articles by Adam Smith, James Beattie, Jeremy Bentham, Joseph Priestley, Thomas Malthus and Thomas Reid.James Beattie, Essay on the nature and immutability of truth in opposition to sophistry and scepticism. ... Beattie began the work around 1765 in response to what he saw as a growing and unfounded interest in scepticism and he specificallyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Early Responses to Hume's Moral, Literary & Political Writings|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2005-03-01|