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Life Lessons From David Hume

Julian Baggini

60 mins watch time

Posted June 2021


David Hume’s ideas on cause and effect, the nature of the self, reason and emotion, and atheism and religion make him one of the most influential British philosophers who ever lived. But he is rarely thought of as a philosopher with practical wisdom to offer. Yet Hume’s philosophy is grounded in an honest assessment of nature— human nature in particular.