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Hume, David

Pronunciation: /hjuːm/
(1711–76), Scottish philosopher, economist, and historian. He rejected the possibility of certainty in knowledge and claimed that all the data of reason stem from experience. Notable works: A Treatise of Human Nature (1739–40) and History of England (1754–62).
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