David Hume

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Generally regarded as the most important philosopher ever to write in English, David Hume (1711-1776) -- the last of the great triumvirate of "British empiricists" -- was also noted as an historian and essayist.  Widely regarded by fans and critics as an influential [[skeptic]] and [[atheist]].
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'''David Hume''' (1711–1776) was a noted historian and essayist, but is best known as one of the most important philosophers ever to write in English. The last of the great triumvirate of "British empiricists", he is widely regarded by fans and critics alike as an influential [[skeptic]] and [[atheist]].
  
==External Links==
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==External links==
  
 
* [http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/hume/ Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry]
 
* [http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/hume/ Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry]
  
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David Hume (1711–1776) was a noted historian and essayist, but is best known as one of the most important philosophers ever to write in English. The last of the great triumvirate of "British empiricists", he is widely regarded by fans and critics alike as an influential skeptic and atheist.

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