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Natural history of the passions

Walter Charleton

Natural history of the passions

by Walter Charleton

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Published by Printed by T.N. for James Magnes ... in In the Savoy .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emotions -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 295:10.
    ContributionsSenault, Jean-François, 1601-1672.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[45], 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16722608M

    Whilst the bulk of A Dissertation on the Passions was extracted from passages in A Treatise of Human Nature, The Natural History of Religion was an original work when published in , as well as the only major work devoted exclusively to the subject of religion that Hume published in his lifetime. This edition features two famous works by David Hume. In 'A Dissertation on the Passions', Hume sets out his original view of the nature and central role of passion and emotion. 'The Natural History of Religion' is a landmark work in the study of religion as a natural phenomenon.

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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution. British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists.

book reviews and letters. Subscriptions from £30 per year. Go to British Wildlife Ancestral Passions Leakey Family and the Quest for Humankind's Beginnings Price Range: £ - £ Feb 03,  · A DISSERTATION ON THE PASSIONS THE NATURAL HISTORY OF RELIGION Editorial Material Editor's Annotations Editorial Appendix: Emendations and Substantive Variants Biographical Appendix The Intellectual Background Reference List Catalogue of Hume's References Hume's Index Editor's Index Introduction: A History of Two Dissertations A Note on the Pages: Natural history is the research and study of organisms including plants or animals in their environment, leaning more towards observational than experimental methods of study.

The Natural History of Religion. In this essay, Hume offers a pioneering naturalist account of the causes, effects, and historical development of religious belief.

Hume argues that a crude polytheism was the earliest religion of mankind and locates the origins of religion in emotion, particularly hope, fear, and the desire to control the future. The outcome is much more than an account of the life history of this 'famous Icelander,' it becomes a contribution to the complex history of the exchanges between Western masculinity and colonial power with the cultural and natural environment of northern regions.

- Olafur Rastrick, Saga "Palsson's book is. Natural History Books is the premier source for rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history. Four Dissertations: I. The Natural History of Religion. Of the Passions. III. Of Tragedy. Of the Standard of Taste. David Hume. Millar., - Aesthetics - pages.

0 Reviews. Preview this book by the readiness and variety of his inventions, and by his natural pictures of the passions. book ix. the natural history of fishes. book x. the natural history of birds. book xi. the various kinds of insects. book xii. the natural history of trees book xiii.

the natural history of exotic trees, and an account of unguents. book xiv. the natural history of the fruit trees. book xv. the natural history of. During this period he also published Four Dissertations: The Natural History of Religion, Of the Passions, Of Tragedy, Of the Standard of Taste.

These works aroused controversy in the religious community before they became public. Early copies were passed around, and someone of influence 1/5(1). Nineteenth-century Americans celebrated nature through many artistic forms, including natural-history writing, landscape painting, landscape design theory, and transcendental philosophy.

Although we tend to associate these movements with the nation’s dawning environmental consciousness, Passions for Nature demonstrates that they instead alienated Americans from the physical environment even. Mar 04,  · (The Natural History Book ) Customers who bought this item also bought.

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Dec 24,  · Hume's treatment of the passions, however, did not evoke any substantial negative responses from those who reviewed it although some questions were raised about the novelty of his ideas.

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The work's subject area is thus not limited to what is today understood by natural history ; Pliny himself defines his scope as "the natural world, or life". It is encyclopedic Author: Pliny the Elder.

“There were a number of reasons for decreeing abstention from meat. In ancient times meat was thought to inflame the passions (thereby distracting the mind from higher thoughts) whereas fish (or rather, creatures that lived in the water, which included whales and 'porpuses') were seen as cooling.

Four Dissertations: I. The Natural History of Religion. II. Of the Passions. III. Of Tragedy. IV. Of the Standard of Taste - Ebook written by David Hume.

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Today he probably ranks highest of all British philosophers in terms of influence and philosophical standing. His philosophical work ranges across morals, the mind, metaphysics, epistemology, religion, and aesthetics; he had broad interests not only in philosophy as it is now conceived but in history, politics, economics, religion.