Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Hume tricentennial

Via 3QD, an accessible overview of the greatest British philosopher, David Hume, b. 1711.
To his publisher, who earnestly solicited him to complete his History of England, Hume replied, “I must decline not only this offer, but all others of a literary nature, for four reasons: Because I’m too old, too fat, too lazy, and too rich.”

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