Many of the seemingly bland assertions and bald statements of the eighteenth-century philosopher David Hume contain more than the mind immediately perceives. Author John Valdimir Price contends that an understanding of Hume's writings cannot be separated from an understanding of his life. By examining the works of Hume, Price shows the way in which an ironic way of seeing events and an ironic mode of expression permeated Hume's life and writings. Price examines Hume's irony as it is exhibited in letters to his friends and ...

The Ironic Hume 2011, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292741522

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Ironic Hume 1995, Thoemmes Press

ISBN-13: 9781855061712

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