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  • 1711 - 1776
    Life of the Scottish philosopher David Hume.
  • 7 May 1711
    The philosopher David Hume is born in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • 1734
    David Hume moves to La Flèche in northwest France.
  • 1740
    David Hume publishes his A Treatise of Human Nature.
  • 1748
    David Hume publishes his An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.
  • 1751
    David Hume publishes his An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals.
  • 1752
    David Hume is appointed Keeper of the Advocates’ Library in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • 1754
    David Hume publishes the first volume of his History of England.
  • 1757
    David Hume publishes his Dissertation on the Passions.
  • 25 Aug 1776
    The philsopher David Hume dies in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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