2011 marks the tercentenary of the birth of philosopher David Hume, one of our most distinguished alumni.
The University is hosting a year of lectures, exhibitions and activities to celebrate this milestone.
David Hume - philosopher, historian, author of 'A Treatise of Human Nature' and alumnus of the University.
Throughout the year, distinguished speakers will celebrate and explore the impact of Hume.
Dialogues with Hume - a series of seminars organised by the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities.
The University's Talbot Rice Gallery will explore the concept of beauty in relation to the works of David Hume.
Video and audio of our David Hume events. Watch online or subscribe to our podcast series.
These events are presented in association with the Royal Society of Arts Scotland.
This article was published on Aug 26, 2011