David Hume's thinking was radical and thorough. This was his strength, but also a source of ammunition to his enemies. He has been interpreted as being scathingly negative in all of his conclusions - whether about morality, religion or basic epistemology.
The lecture will argue that Hume has much that is positive to teach us about all of these topics.
However, the main focus will be upon the nature and foundations of Civil Society, including both ethical and social insights, and their relevance to contemporary talk of 'broken' or 'fractured' society.
Lord Sutherland - David Hume and Civil Society
PHILOSOPHY - Political: Original Position [HD]
Karl Marx par Louis Althusser (1963)
POLITICAL THEORY - John Locke
What is Wrong with Slavery? (Thought Experiment)
Environmental justice, explained
Mary Wollstonecraft - Her life and 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman' / World's First Feminist
Mary Wollstonecraft - A Vindication of the Rights of Woman | Political Philosophy