David Hume Principal Works

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(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))

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*A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects. 3 vols. (essay) 1739-40

An Abstract of a Book Lately Published, Entitled, “A Treatise of Human Nature,” wherein the Chief Argument of That Book Is Farther Illustrated and Explained (essay) 1740

Essays, Moral and Political. 2 vols. (essays) 1741-42

A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh (essay) 1745

Philosophical Essays concerning Human Understanding (essays) 1748

Three Essays, Moral and Political, Never before Published (essays) 1748

A True Account of the Behaviour and Conduct of Archibald Stewart, Esq. (essay) 1748

An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals (essay) 1751

The Petition of the Grave and Venerable Bellmen (or Sextons) of the Church of Scotland, to the Hon. House of Commons (essay) 1751

Political Discourses (essays) 1752

§Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects. 4 vols. (essays) 1753-56

The History of Great Britain, Vol. I: Containing the Reigns of James I. and Charles I. (history) 1754; also published as The History of Great Britain, under the House of Stuart, 1759

Four Dissertations (essays) 1757

The History of Great Britain, Vol. II: Containing the Commonwealth, and the Reigns of Charles II. and James II. (history) 1757

The History of England, under the House of Tudor. 2 vols. (history) 1759

The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Accession of Henry VII. 2 vols. (history) 1762

Exposé succinct de la contestation qui s’est élevée entre M. Hume et M. Rousseau [A Concise and Genuine Account of the Dispute between Mr. Hume and Mr. Rousseau] (essay) 1766

The Life of David Hume, Esq., Written by Himself (autobiography) 1777

#Two Essays (essays) 1777

Dialogues concerning Natural Religion (dialogues) 1779

Original Letters of David Hume, Relative to J. J. Rousseau (letters) 1799

The Letters of David Hume. 2 vols. (letters) 1932

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