Full Name: David Hume
Hometown: Edinburgh, Scotland
Fave Subjects: Truth, Knowledge, Understanding, Minds and Bodies, How To Be Good, Power, Art and Beauty
- one of the first people to become famous for writing essays
- started university at age 12
- wrote 15 books, one of which was a best-selling history of England
- liked by everyone, even his enemies
- studied law at first, but really didn’t like it
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