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David Hume (1711–1776) represented the culmination of the British philosophy of sense-experience. Although he lived in the age of reason, Hume had profound doubts about our ability to know anything in the world with certainty. This skepticism colored his view of science and gave rise to his devastating attack on proofs of the existence of God. Hume believed that values are neither objective nor universal but was nevertheless optimistic about human nature and our ability to achieve decency in our actions.

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About the Author

Nicholas Capaldi is Legendre-Soulé Distinguished Chair in Business Ethics at Loyola University, New Orleans. He also serves as director of the National Center for Business Ethics. He is the author or editor of many books including Affirmative Action: Social Justice or Unfair Preference? and John Stuart Mill: A Biography.