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The life of David Hume

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Published by Nelson in [New York] .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p. 625-640.

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LC ClassificationsB1497 .M65
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 683 p.
Number of Pages683
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24949707M
OCLC/WorldCa2378720


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Biography Early life and education. Hume was born on 26 April (), as David Home, in a tenement on the northside of Edinburgh's was the second of two sons to Joseph Home, an advocate of Ninewells, and Katherine Home (née Falconer), daughter of Sir David Falconer. Joseph died just after David's second birthday, so Katherine, who never remarried, raised Hume and his brother Alma mater: University of Edinburgh.

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