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Appendix, An Abstract of a Book Lately Published, Entitled A Treatise of Human Nature Summary and Analysis

Before ending, Hume includes a postscript to the Treatise he wrote long afterward. The reviews of the Treatise were not positive and many complained that the book was hard to understand. In the appendix, Hume cleans up some of what he regarded as his errors. Since Hume was very insecure and was deeply upset by negative assessments of his work, he includes the abstract, which outlines the main argument of the Treatise. Despite its initial poor reception, the book is still a masterpiece in the history of philosophy and generated many philosophical and psychological research programs that remain very popular and are rigorously pursued to the present day.

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