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The Infidel and the Professor

David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought

Dennis C. Rasmussen

The story of the greatest of all philosophical friendships--and how it influenced modern thoughtDavid Hume is arguably the most important philosopher ever to have written in English, but during his lifetime he was attacked as "the Great Infidel" for his religious skepticism and deemed unfit to teach the young. In contrast, Adam Smith, now hailed as...
Publish Date
2019-06-04T00:00:00.000Z
2019-06-04T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.08
ISBN
9780691192284
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
2020-09-13T15:15:07.000Z
@whyvert @paulg Great book, yes.      source
2018-07-22T22:14:20.000Z
I choose these as the best philosophy books of 2017 ⁦@five_books⁩ Any thoughts about the best of 2018 so far?      source