Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion is a philosophical work written by the Scottish philosopher David Hume. Through dialogue, three fictional characters named Demea, Philo, and Cleanthes debate the nature of God's existence. While all three agree that a god exists, they differ sharply in opinion on God's nature or attributes and how, or if,...
Publisher : MobileReference.com
published : 2010
How can we know that God exists? Is it possible to find proof of religion's most significant issues? Can we presume that the orderliness of the universe offers evidence of a purposeful creator? David Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion explores these perennial questions in a thought-provoking and highly readable style. This classic examines...
Publisher : Dover Publications
published : 2013
The famous work Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion by eminent Scottish philosopher David Hume. In it Hume debates the issues of the existence of God and humankinds knowledge of such a deity if it exists. He uses the dialogue of three fictional characters named Demea, Philo, and Cleanthes to examine the various viewpoints on the...
Publisher : Andrews UK
published : 2012
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion is an important philosophical work written by the Scottish philosopher David Hume. Through dialogue three fictional characters named Demea, Philo, and Cleanthes debate the nature of God's existence. While all three agree that a god exists, they differ sharply in opinion as to God's nature. They also differ as to...
Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
published : 2013
Hume's brilliant and dispassionate essay Of Miracles has been added in this expanded edition of his Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion , which also includes Of the Immortality of the Soul,Of Suicide, and Richard Popkin's illuminating Introduction.
Publisher : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
published : 1998
In the posthumously published Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, the Enlightenment philosopher David Hume attacked many of the traditional arguments for the existence of God, expressing the belief that religion is founded on ignorance and irrational fears. Though calm and courteous in tone - at times even tactfully ambiguous - the conversations...
Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
published : 2004
"... establishes the literary and philosophical greatness of the Dialogues in ways that even its warmest admirers have been unable to do before." -- Terence Penelhum In this lively reading of David Hume's Dialogues concerning Natural Religion, William Lad Sessions reveals a complex...
Publisher : Indiana University Press
published : 2002
Based on the original handwritten manuscript, this book provides a new, accurate edition of Hume?s important work, faithful to his original text, marginal notes, and changes. Stanley Tweyman?s comprehensive introduction gives an interpretation of the Dialogues as a whole, as well as close analysis of each of the work?s twelve parts. Hume?s views...
Publisher : Taylor and Francis
published : 2013
Hume's 'New Scene of Thought' and The Several Faces of David Hume in the Dialogues Concerning Natural ReligionThis book is a defense of Hume's philosophical principles in the Treatise of Human Nature. Nelson shows that Hume's new philosophy was a uniquely original and profound masterpiece in philosophical literature, worthy of serious study and acceptance. It is argued that Dialoguesis a reflective philosophical autobiography of Hume himself.
Publisher : UPA
published : 2009