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Between Hume's Philosophy and History: Historical Theory and Practice - Wertz, Spencer K
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This book explores the historical dimension of David Hume's philosophy, a feature that Spencer Wertz calls 'historical empiricism.' According to Wertz, Hume sought to understand the present in terms of the past in a way that anticipates the historical constructionism of R.G. Collingwood and Herbert Butterfield. Hume's method is to tell a story about something's origin in which ideas yield impressions. These impressions eventually yield to experience that includes history as part of its structure. Arguing that Hume worked ...

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Between Hume's Philosophy and History: Historical Theory and Practice 2000, University Press of America, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780761815440

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Between Hume's Philosophy and History: Historical Theory and Practice 2000, University Press of America, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780761815433

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