Hume

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hume Scottish philosopher whose sceptical philosophy restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses (1711-1776)
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Usage

In literature:

Lieutenant Hume does not say what is the matter with him.
"The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army" by Margaret Vandercook
Brown, Dr Hume, 10, 21, 39, 68, 110, 144.
"John Knox" by A. Taylor Innes
The publication of Mr. Hume's letter in the interval had alienated many sympathies and lost many votes to the Reform cause.
"The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Volume 1" by John Charles Dent
Dr Burton's first appearance in independent authorship was in 1846, when he published his 'Life and Correspondence of David Hume.
"The Book-Hunter" by John Hill Burton
Hume, Alexander, sen., vol.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume VI" by Various
The philosophy of Kant did not admit of the simple language of Hume, and T.H.
"Personality in Literature" by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
Cowper, Pope, Newton, Swift, Locke, Walpole, Gibbon, Hume, Arbuthnot, were single.
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
To his early preceptor's kindness of heart, Hume frequently referred with tears.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
Hume was cut off in the middle of his speech.
"Memoirs of the Court of George IV. 1820-1830 (Vol 1)" by Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
Other smaller works are in the collections of Sir Robert Peel, Samuel Rogers, Esq., Sir Abraham Hume, and the Marquis of Hertford.
"Rembrandt and His Works" by John Burnet
David Hume, the Scotchman, tried to befriend him; but the monomaniac was incapable of being befriended.
"Classic French Course in English" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
Mr Hume has thought proper to make a motion in the House of Commons, reprobating this act as one of murder.
"Diary in America, Series Two" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
Hume was the great apostle of scepticism, caressed by all Europe.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 379, May, 1847" by Various
And this being true, they also supplied the antidote in David Hume.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
Dr. Hume is making us a visit.
"The Motor Maids at Sunrise Camp" by Katherine Stokes
Thats the way with huming beings.
"The Lilac Lady" by Ruth Alberta Brown
Hume was sent for, came directly, and got him to bed.
"The Greville Memoirs (Second Part)" by Charles C. F. Greville
That we alluded to Mr. Hume in terms not sufficiently complimentary.
"The Story of My Life" by Egerton Ryerson
Among them were Hume, Grote, Zachary Macaulay, Dudley, and Russell.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
The loiterer in love is a laggard in war; and shame on the Hume who is either!
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 17" by Alexander Leighton
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In poetry:

That you have all heard of Hume
I tacitly assume;
But you didn’t know, perhaps,
That his parents were Lapps.
"Clerihew – Hume" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
If frequently I fret and fume,
And absolutely will not smile,
I err in company with Hume,
Old Socrates and T. Carlyle.
"Erring In Company" by Franklin Pierce Adams
Vile the scoundrel Charley Thompson,
Lest his wictim should escape,
Hocust her vith rum and vater,
Like a fiend in huming shape.
"The Ballad Of Eliza Davis" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Stop thief! stop thief! —
From the Sub to the Chief,
These Genmen of Finance are plundering cattle —
Call the watch, call Bougham
Tell Joseph Hume,
That best of Charleys, to spring his rattle.
"The Sinking Fund Cried" by Thomas Moore

In news:

John Hume , 55, of Columbia passed away Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012.
Dog owner Hume Hamilton, 82, was sentenced to three years in prison after his dog killed a cat.
Hume Hamilton's dog killed cat during walk.
Hume Brophy has announced the appointment of Michael Brophy as group chairman.
Hume Brophy appoints Michael Brophy as group chairman.
Julie Hume was named the Lee's Summit R-7 School District Learning for Life award winner for October.
Brit Hume broke down the Obama myth this morning on FOX News Sunday.
James was born December 23, 1927 in Massena, the son of the late Leo J and Marion A Courtney Hume .
Achim Borchardt- Hume has been named the new head of exhibitions at Tate Modern.
The host, North Peninsula Building Association, has lined up Northwest gardening expert Ed Hume to headline the Expo this year.
Buddhists speak out about Hume 's claim.
Brit Hume 's Tiger Woods remarks shine light on true intolerance.
Brit Hume says Tiger Woods needs Jesus, defends his comments.
Today on Video Fix we have — Brit Hume telling Tiger Woods to convert to Christianity, then defending his comment.
Brit Hume 's off message: Have faith, Tiger Woods, as long as it's Christianity.
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In science:

In particular, as regards the eighteenth century: philosophers read Berkeley, Hume and Kant, not such figures as Euler and Lagrange—whose monumental achievements in developing mechanics, and in particular its treatment of continua, changed the sub ject out of all recognition.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
NR thanks Hume Feldman and Bruce Twarog for many useful discussions.
Morphology and Evolution of Simulated and Optical Clusters: A Comparative Analysis
The before-before experiment supports David Hume’s view that causation in time is an illusion of our intuition.
Quantum randomness can be controlled by free will -a consequence of the before-before experiment
The Cosmological Argument came under serious assault in the eighteenth century, first by David Hume and then by Immanu el Kant.
New remarks on the Cosmological Argument
Acknowledgements We thank all of the participants of the Internet Policy Institute e-voting workshop for a wonderful exchange of ideas. Special thanks go to Lorrie Cranor, Andrew Hume, and David Jefferson for valuable input.
Security Considerations for Remote Electronic Voting over the Internet
Marenco, A., Thouret, V., Nedelec, P., Smit, H., Helten, M., Kley, D., Karcher, F., Simon, P., Law, K., Pyle, J., Poschmann, G., Wrede, R., Hume, C., Cook, T.: Measurement of ozone and water vapor by airbus in-service aircraft: The MOZAIC airborne program an overview. J.
Recent Developments in Understanding Two-dimensional Turbulence and the Nastrom-Gage Spectrum
However, there is still a temporary explanation as to why our causal set is PST-like, which appeals to the idea originally introduced by David Hume (), and which I proposed to apply to quantum field theory and causal sets in .
Causal set as a discretized phase spacetime
Hume, An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (1748).
Correlation between measured and unmeasured quantities in quantum mechanics, locality, and the legitimacy of counterfactual reasoning
Total density of states for the hamiltonian in the perfect Hume-Rothery alloy and corresponding RKKY coupling (inset).
A new formalism for the computation of RKKY interaction in aperiodic systems
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