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Part 5

Prof Simon Blackburn examines David Hume's ground-breaking thoughts about religion in Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion.

Series exploring the work of two major figures in the Scottish Enlightenment.

Philosopher David Hume enjoyed huge fame and respect in his lifetime, yet he considered his Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion too provocative to be published within his own lifetime. Philosopher Prof Simon Blackburn of Cambridge University analyses Hume's ground breaking thoughts about religion in Dialogues.

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Fri 4 Dec 2009 23:00

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