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This edition contains the thirty-nine essays included in Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary that made up Volume I of the 1777 posthumous Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects. It also includes ten essays that were withdrawn or left unpublished by Hume for various reasons.

Eugene F. Miller was Professor of Political Science at the University of Georgia from 1967 untThis edition contains the thirty-nine essays included in Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary that made up Volume I of the 1777 posthumous Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects. It also includes ten essays that were withdrawn or left unpublished by Hume for various reasons.

Eugene F. Miller was Professor of Political Science at the University of Georgia from 1967 until his retirement in 2003.

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Paperback, 736 pages

Published July 8th 1985 by Liberty Fund Inc. (first published 1758)

Foreword, by Eugene F. Miller
Editor's Note, by Eugene F. Miller
Note to the Revised Edition
My Own Life, by David Hume
Letter from Adam Smith, L.L.D. to William Strahan, Esq.
I.I OF THE DELICACY OF TASTE AND PASSION
I.II OF THE LIBERTY OF THE PRESS
I.III THAT POLITICS MAY BE REDUCED TO A SCIENCE
I.IV OF THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT
I.V OF THE ORIGIN OF GOVERNMENT
I.VI OF THE INDEPENDENCY OF PARLIAMENT
I.VII WHETHER THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT INCLINES MORE TO ABSOLUTE MONARCHY, OR TO A REPUBLIC
I.VIII OF PARTIES IN GENERAL
I.IX OF THE PARTIES OF GREAT BRITAIN
I.X OF SUPERSTITION AND ENTHUSIASM
I.XI OF THE DIGNITY OR MEANNESS OF HUMAN NATURE
I.XIV OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF THE ARTS AND SCIENCES
I.XIX OF POLYGAMY AND DIVORCES
I.XX OF SIMPLICITY AND REFINEMENT IN WRITING
I.XXI OF NATIONAL CHARACTERS
I.XXIII OF THE STANDARD OF TASTE
PART II [Political Discourses]
II.II OF REFINEMENT IN THE ARTS
II.V OF THE BALANCE OF TRADE
II.VI OF THE JEALOUSY OF TRADE
II.VII OF THE BALANCE OF POWER
II.X OF SOME REMARKABLE CUSTOMS
II.XI OF THE POPULOUSNESS OF ANCIENT NATIONS
II.XII OF THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT
II.XIII OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE
II.XIV OF THE COALITION OF PARTIES
II.XV OF THE PROTESTANT SUCCESSION
II.XVI IDEA OF A PERFECT COMMONWEALTH
PART III Essays Withdrawn and Unpublished
III.II OF MORAL PREJUDICES
III.III OF THE MIDDLE STATION OF LIFE
III.IV OF IMPUDENCE AND MODESTY
III.V OF LOVE AND MARRIAGE
III.VI OF THE STUDY OF HISTORY
III.VIII A CHARACTER OF SIR ROBERT WALPOLE
III.X OF THE IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL

Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary

Eugene F. Miller, ed.
First Pub. Date
1742
Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, Inc.
Liberty Fund, Inc.
1987 Includes Political Discourses (1752), "My Own Life," by David Hume, and a letter by Adam Smith.
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