David Hume is widely recognised as the greatest philosopher to have written in the English language. His Treatise on Human Nature is one of the most important works of moral philosophy ever written.
Hume on Morality introduces and assesses
* Hume's life and the background of the Treatise
* The ideas and text in the Treatise
* Hume's continuing importance to philosophy

chapter Chapter 1|17 pages


chapter Chapter 2|16 pages

Background on the understanding

chapter Chapter 3|34 pages

The passions

chapter Chapter 4|29 pages

Motivation and will

chapter Chapter 5|36 pages

Against moral rationalism

chapter Chapter 6|42 pages

The virtues

chapter Chapter 7|25 pages

The moral stance