David Hume Research Paper

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David Hume is one of the outstanding philosophers of eighteenth century who is widely read even today. He was known in his own time also as a historian and an essayist. His contribution extends to almost all fields of philosophy such as epistemology, morality, history and religion. David Hume was born in 1711 in a moderate wealthy Calvinist family in Berwickshire Scotland, near Edinburgh. He grew up under the guidance of his widowed mother in a religious atmosphere. At the age of eleven he left for university of Edinburgh and at the age of fifteen he began his private studies. Though he was encouraged to pursue law, his interest was in philosophy. Even if he had a strict religious formation in his childhood under the supervision of his mother
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