Lost Cause: Hume, Causation, and Rasselas

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This chapter uses David Hume's account of causation as a basis for re-examining Samuel Johnson's Rasselas.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReading 1759: Literary Culture in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and France
EditorsShaun Regan
Place of PublicationLewisburg
PublisherBucknell University Press
ISBN (Print)1611484782
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 2012


  • David Hume
  • Causation
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Rasselas

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