The Giants of Philosophy: David Hume

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The Giants of Philosophy: David Hume

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Hume thought the entire world is constituted of the perceptions from our sense-experience. He had profound doubts about our ability to know anything with certainty; Hume was skeptical of science and vigorously attacked proofs of the existence of God. He thought reason is a slave to our passions yet was optimistic about human nature.

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Kenneth L. Schmitz is a fellow of Trinity College and professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of Toronto. Professor Schmitz has taught at Loyola University of Los Angeles, Marquette University, Indiana University, and The Catholic University of America. Past president of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, the Metaphysical Society of America, and the Hegel Society of America, he was elected a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts in 1991.

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Heston narrates, and actors provide vocal characterizations for this introduction to the life and work of Aquinas. Heston's fine voice and air of authority are well suited to this clear, understandable, and interesting script. The examples are easy to follow and will acquaint the listener, not only with the work of Aquinas, but also with certain fundamental concepts in the study of philosophy. M.T.F. © AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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