I don't have a lot of time to write this, but I just want to say that this is one of the absolute best books on philosophy of religion I have ever read.
Philo is generally taken to represent Hume's positions but Cleanthes articulates some strong arguments and provides some of the best criticisms of Demea's fideism.
In very short order, the Argument from Design in Hume's newly-industrial time might have read like this: - Machines are designed by beings with intelligence.
David Hume (1711-1776) was a Scottish philosopher, historian [History of England], economist, and essayist; his other works include A Treatise of Human Nature Volume 1, A Treatise... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Steven H Propp
Everyone I know would benefit from reading this fine book. Do yourself a favor and get this book.Published 3 months ago by Kerstin Spremulli
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I loaned out my old copy and never got it back, so just bought a new copy.... Read more
This was published posthumously, if I'm not mistaken, because it's an argument for atheism, or at least agnosticism, and could have got him in plenty of trouble in 18th century... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Evalyn F. Segal
In almost every aspect of his thinking, David Hume was a man ahead of his time. His views on the nature of causality and induction—the foundation of the scientific method—are still... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Rlotz
Hume was most likely a Deist. This series of dialogues is drawn from three different perspectives on moral and religious belief.Published 19 months ago by Michael Cunningham
I down loaded this, a free book, to fill up my kindle. I have yet to read it. But it's a classic, so there.Published 19 months ago by chris pederson
Great book, wonderful classic, formatted well for the Kindle. No misspellings or punctuation errors, and highly enjoyable read. The read aloud function works great!Published 19 months ago by ElectricHarpsichord
Certainly this is a classic and will remain so. Whether it rates then as 4 or 5 stars is fairly subjective. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Will Jerom