“I think that the most important contributions, the best books, in the philosophy of religion are these two little books that David Hume writes”
Atheist Philosophy of Religion
Graham Oppy, Philosopher
“His friends urged him not only to give up the idea of having it published in his lifetime, but even of having it published after his death, because they thought that it would condemn all this other works to the dustbin of history.”
Anthony Gottlieb, Philosopher
“Part of the beauty of the Dialogues — and one thing that makes it a very funny book apart from anything else — is that Hume gives us two spokesmen for religious belief.”
Simon Blackburn, Philosopher
“Hume thought it didn’t actually make much difference whether you believed that God did design the universe or whether you didn’t, because if you could say nothing about this God then it wasn’t a very interesting belief to hold.”
Morality Without God
Mary Warnock, Philosopher
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