Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

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A treatise on natural theology by Hume, written in the 1750s and published posthumously 1779. The work is modelled on Cicero's De Natura Deorum. It portrays in 18th‐cent. terms the conflict between scientific theism and philosophical scepticism, on the question of whether the human mind is capable of inferring the nature of the source of order in the universe.

Subjects: Literature.

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