A Treatise of Human Nature
by David Hume
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2003
Useful far beyond the small circle of scholarly experts. The Treatise has a fair claim to be the most important and influential philosophical text ever written in English. After more than 250 years, Hume is still at the front line of philosophical inquiry.
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