FOUR ESSAYS Tragedy, The Standard of Taste, Suicide, The.
Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary were published as well, including the one by “The World’s Classics” (London, 1903; reprinted in 1904). These bibliographical details are important because they show how highly the essays were regarded by Hume himself and by many others up to the present century.
Biographical introduction -- Of the delicacy of taste and passion -- Of the liberty of the press -- That politics may be reduced to a science -- Of the first principles of government -- Of the origin of government -- Of the independency of Parliament -- Whether the British government inclines more to absolute monarchy or to a republic -- Of parties in general -- Of the parties of Great Britain.
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. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Four Dissertations: I. The Natural History of Religion.
In Of the Standard of Taste, Hume takes this up by comparing beauty to secondary qualities (flavours and colours). When he considers bodily defects that impede our feelings of beauty, he says: A man in a fever would not insist on his palate as able to decide concerning flavours; nor would one, affected with the jaundice, pretend to give a verdict with regard to colours.
Download file to see previous pages Since people have different ways of appreciating the beauty of visual arts, it is necessary on the part of the acedemic world to take a closer look on how “taste” can affect how each person will perceive the quality of visual arts. David Hume is one of the famous philosophers of Enlightenment1, 2. Specifically Hume has a unique way of expressing his own.
David Hume In his writings, David Hume set out to bridge the gap between the learned world of the academy and the marketplace of polite society. This collection, drawing largely on his Essays Mortal, Political, and Literary (1776 edition), comprehensively shows how far he succeeded.
David Hume ESSAYS MORAL, POLITICAL, AND LITERARY PAST MASTERS Preface Editions Listed by Green and Grose PART I 1. Of the Delicacy of Taste and Passion 2. Of the Liberty of the Press 3. That Politics may be reduced to a Science 4. Of the First Principles of Government 5. Of the Origin of Government 6. Of the Independency of Parliament 7.