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Philosophy and Ideology in Hume's Political Thought
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Philosophy and Ideology in Hume's Political Thought

David Miller

Abstract

This book was written with three aims in mind. The first was to provide a reasonably concise account of Hume's social and political thought that might help students coming to it for the first time. The second aim was to say something about the relationship between philosophy and politics, with explicit attention to Hume, but implicit reference to a general issue. The third is to offer an integrated account of Hume's thought. The book accounts for the varying interpretation of the conservative and liberalist traditions by arguing that the distinction between liberalism and conservatism had litt ... More

Keywords: Hume, social thought, political thought, philosophy, politics, liberalism, conservatism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1984 Print ISBN-13: 9780198246589
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246589.001.0001

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