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David Hume

David Hume was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist of the Enlightenment. After completing his studies in law at the University of Edinburgh, he distxtered that philosophy was his real interest. Hume challenged conventional ideas of causality and human understanding in his seminal philosophical work "A Treatise of Human Nature" (1739-1740), which served as the foundation for his empiricist and sceptical viewpoints. His collection of essays, "Essays Moral, Political, and...See more

Personality Profile For David Hume

David Hume

The following is a personality profile of David Hume based on his work.

David Hume is shrewd and somewhat inconsiderate.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, David Hume is also intermittent: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.

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