Hume: Philosophy, History and the Science of Man - Dr Nicholas Phillipson

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The importance of the Treatise and Hume's project for establishing a Science of Man for the Scottish Enlightenment has been overlooked. It is suggested that the response it elicited from the Scottish intellectual community played a decisive role in shaping Scottish ideas of history and moral philosophy. In fact, its publication was arguably the decisive event in turning Scotland's enlightenment into an event of global significance. Audio podcast recorded Friday 4 November 2011. Listen to podcast

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