Projection and Realism in Hume's Philosophy

by

Write The First Customer Review

In many of his writings, Hume talks of our "gliding and staining" natural objects, and of the mind's propensity to "spread itself" on the world. This has led commentators to use the metaphor of "projection" in connection with his philosophy: Hume is held to have taught that causal power and self are projections, that God is a projection of our fear, and that value is a projection of sentiment. By considering what it is about Hume's writing that occasions this metaphor, P. J. E. Kail spells out its meaning, the role it plays ...

Projection and Realism in Hume's Philosophy 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199575657

Trade paperback

Select
Projection and Realism in Hume's Philosophy 2007, Clarendon Press, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199229505

Hardcover

Select