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  • Hume, David, -- 1711-1776

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The next book is usually known by philosophers as The First Enquiry, but its full title is An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. This was written about a decade after the Treatise, and it was designed to make the doctrines of the Treatise — or at least the ones that by that time Hume found himself wedded to — more accessible.

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Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. In the Treatise of Human Nature, which was Hume's first important publication, the first section of the book was devoted to an analysis of the human understanding.

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According to Hume, the proper goal of philosophy is simply to explain why we believe what we do. His own attempt to achieve that goal was the focus of Book I.

Hume proceeds to show that a number of complex ideas in philosophy, such as the idea of an immaterial self as the core of personal identity, fail to meet his empiricist criterion (see Treatise, Book I, Part IV, sec. VI). But the most famous subject of his criticism is the relation of cause and effect.

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In paragraph 16 above, Hume described the role of reason as merely to prompt or direct our passions, which themselves are the causes of our actions, as described in Book II, Part III, Section 3.

Here, he gives reason a significant role in the making of moral distinctions. He does so because he assigns to utility a central role in morality.

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