Hume on the Value of Pride

Brand, Walter
September 2010
Journal of Value Inquiry;Sep2010, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p341
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the value of pride as articulated by philosopher David Hume. It refers to his work "A Treatise of Human Nature" and mentions that according to Hume, judgments regarding pride and its expression involve three components which include a principle of sympathy, a principle of comparison, sympathy in reverse, and a discussion of the general rules for causal judgments. It further discusses various aspects of the issue including vice and virtue of pride.


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