Essays on suicide, and the immortality of the soul: ascribed to the late David Hume, Esq. Never before published. With remarks, intended as an antidote to the poison contained in these performances, by the editor. To which is added, two letters on suicide, from Rosseau's [sic] Eloisa.

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  • Essays on suicide, and the immortality of the soul: ascribed to the late David Hume, Esq. Never before published. With remarks, intended as an antidote to the poison contained in these performances, by the editor. To which is added, two letters on suicide, from Rosseau's [sic] Eloisa.
  • Two essays
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Hume, David, 1711-1776.

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Essays on suicide, and the immortality of the soul: ascribed to the late David Hume, Esq. Never before published. With remarks, intended as an antidote to the poison contained in these performances, by the editor. To which is added, two letters on suicide, from Rosseau's [sic] Eloisa. — Two essays Hume, David, 1711-1776. iv,107,[1]p. ; 8⁰. London :: printed for M. Smith; and sold by the booksellers in Piccadilly, Fleet-street, and Paternoster-row, 1783.

Note: Intended to be printed in 'Four dissertations', 1757, but suppressed from publication (DNB); published at London first in 1777 as 'Two essays'.

Note: Reproduction of original from the Harvard University Houghton Library.

Note: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCN2705.

Note: Electronic data. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. Page image (PNG). Digitized image of the microfilm version produced in Woodbridge, CT by Research Publications, 1982-2002 (later known as Primary Source Microfilm, an imprint of the Gale Group).