David Hume

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David Hume Part 1

Please enjoy and subscribe too. Thanks! David Hume (7 May [O.S. 26 April] 1711 — 25 August 1776) was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, known especially for his philosophical empiricism and skepticism. He was one of the most important figures in the history...

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Lord Sutherland – David Hume and Civil Society

David Hume's thinking was radical and thorough. This was his strength, but also a source of ammunition to his enemies. He has been interpreted as being scathingly negative in all of his conclusions – whether about morality, religion or basic epistemology. The lecture will argue...

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Prof. Amartya Sen – David Hume and the Demands of Ethics

Nobel Prize laureate Professor Amartya Sen presents a lecture entitled David Hume and the Demands of Ethics. The Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University gave his lecture as part of the University's celebration of philosopher David Hume's 300th birthday. Professor Susan Manning chaired...

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2. The Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755), Alan Macfarlane

Filmed as part of a second year course in social anthropology at Cambridge University in November 2001. For further writings on the social theorists and the background, please see www.alanmacfarlane.com. Please see the short book Alan Macfarlane, 'Montesquieu and the Making of the Modern World',...

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Political Science & International Relations at STU

Dr. Patrick Malcolmson on some of the opportunities available to students of Political Science and International Relations at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, NB, Canada.

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Cary Wolfe – Autoimmunity, Social Theory, and ‚The Political’

Cary Wolfe is Bruce and Elizabeth Dunleavie Professor of English and Director of the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Rice University. He is the editor of the Posthumanities Series at the University of Minnesota Press, and author of numerous books including Posthumanist Theory...

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Learning About Chinese Politics: Area Studies, Theory and Local Knowledge

Producing Knowledge about China: Social Science Perspectives Roundtable: Learning About Chinese Politics: Area Studies, Theory and Local Knowledge Moderator: Wen-hsin Yeh, Director, Institute of East Asian Studies, Haas Chair in East Asian Studies, Morrison Chair in History, University of California, Berkeley The Peephole Method: Producing Ethnographic Knowledge about Rural China   Hans Steinmüller, Research Fellow, Department II  Socialist and Post‐Socialist Eurasia, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology  Local People...

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