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  • David Hume] article in 1902 edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica.(..."the most subtle metaphysician and one of the greatest historians and political economists of Great Britain")


  • A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects, 3 volumes; volumes 1 and 2 (London, John Noon, 1739); volume 3 (London, Thomas Longman, 1740). online here and here from Project Gutenberg
  • An Abstract of a Book Lately Published, Entitled, a Treatise of Human Nature, etc. Wherein the Chief Argument of That Book is Farther Illustrated and Explained (London, C. Corbet, 1740).
  • Essays, Moral and Political, 2 volumes; volume 1 (Edinburgh, A. Kincaid; revised 1742); volume 2 (Edinburgh, A. Kincaid, 1742); volumes 1 and 2 republished with Three Essays, Moral and Political (1748) as Essays, Moral and Political, third edition, corrected, with additions, 1 volume (London, A. Millar, Edinburgh, A. Kincaid, 1748).
  • A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh; Containing Some Observations on a Specimen of the Principles Concerning Religion and Morality Said to be Maintain'd in a Book Lately Publish's Intitled, A Treatise of Human Nature, etc. (Edinburgh, 1745).
  • A True Account of the Behaviour and Conduct of Archibald Steward, Esq.; late Lord Provost of Edinburgh (London, M. Cooper, 1748).
  • Philosophical Essays Concerning Human Understanding (London, A. Millar, 1748) revised edition (London, M. Cooper, 1751); republished as An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding in Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects (London, A. Millar, Edinburgh, A. Kincaid & A. Donaldson, 1758). online here
  • Three Essays, Moral and Political (London, A. Millar, Edinburgh, A. Kincaid, 1748).
  • An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (London, A. Millar, 1751). 1777 edition online at Project Gutenberg
  • Political Discourses (Edinburgh, A. Kincaid & A. Donaldson, 1752).
  • Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects, 4 volumes, (London, A. Millar, Edinburgh, A. Kincaid & A. Donaldson, 1753) revised 1753-1756; revised again 1 volume, 1758; revised again, 4 volumes, 1760; revised again, 2 volumes, 1764; revised again (London, A. Millar, Edinburgh, A. Kincaid, J. Bell & A. Donaldson, 1768) revised again, 4 volumes (London, T. Cadell, Edinburgh, A. Kincaid & A. Donaldson, 1770) revised posthumous edition, 2 volumes, with author's last corrections (London, T. Cadell, Edinburgh, A. Donaldson & W. Creech, 1777).
  • The History of Great Britain, vol 1, Containing the Commonwealth and the Reigns of Charles II and James II (London, A. Millar, 1757) revised 1759.
  • Four Dissertations (London, A. Millar, 1757). Includes "Of the Standard of Taste" (online)
  • The History of England under the House of Tudor, 2 volumes, (London, A. Millar, 1759).
  • The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Accession of Henry VII, 2 volumes (London, A. Millar, 1762).
  • The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688, 6 volumes (London, A. Millar, 1762) revised, 8 volumes, 1763; posthumous edition with author's last revisions, (London, T. Cadell, 1778).
  • Exposé succinct de la contestation qui s'est élèvée entre M. Hume et M. Rousseau avec les pieces justicatives (Paris, 1766), English edition, A Concise and Genuine Account of the Dispute between Mr Hume and Mr Rousseau (London, T. Becket & P.A. De Hondt, 1766).
  • The Life of David Hume, Esq. Written by Himself (London, W. Strahan & T. Caddell, 1777).
  • Two Essays (London, 1777)
  • Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (London, Robinson, 1779).{http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/gutbook/?num=4583 online] at Project Gutenberg
  • The Natural History of Religion edited by H.E. Root (Stanford, Stanford University Press, 1957).
  • Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion edited by Norman Kemp Smith (Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill, 1962).