By Robert Zaretsky
In this full of life and revealing ebook, Robert Zaretsky and John T. Scott discover the unfolding rift among Rousseau and Hume. The authors are really fascinated about the relationship among the thinkers’ lives and inspiration, particularly the way in which that the failure of every to appreciate the other—and himself—illuminates the boundaries of human figuring out. moreover, they situate the philosophers’ quarrel within the social, political, and highbrow milieu that proficient their activities, in addition to the actions of the opposite members within the dispute, similar to James Boswell, Adam Smith, and Voltaire. by way of studying the clash during the prism of every philosopher’s contribution to Western inspiration, Zaretsky and Scott exhibit the consequences for the 2 males as participants and philosophers in addition to for the modern world.
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