Hume Society Conference

The 46th Annual Hume Society Conference

Hosted by the University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Philosophy, Paul and Gwen Leonard Endowment
July 22th-26th 2019

Conference Themes:

Andre Willis

Faith and Testimony

Andre Willis, Brown University

Veronique Munoz Darde

Hume and Democratic Theory

Véronique Munoz-Dardé, University College London & University of California, Berkeley

Peter Kail

Hume and Genealogical Explanations

Peter Kail, Oxford University

University campus image from above

Hume and Idealism

Panel Discussion on Hume & Mary Shepherd

  • Deborah Boyle, College of Charleston
  • Martha Brandt Bolton, Rutgers University
  • Don Garrett, New York University
Hume, Passion, and Action book cover

Author-Meets-Critics Book Session

Elizabeth Radcliffe, College of William and Mary, author of Hume, Passion, and Action (Oxford University Press, 2018). Critics include:

  • Donald Ainslie (University of Toronto)
  • Katie Paxman (Brigham Young University)
  • Amy Schmitter (University of Alberta)


  • Lorne Falkenstein (Western University)
  • Jason Fisette (University of Nevada, Reno)
  • Alison McIntyre (Wellesley College)
  • Christopher Williams (University of Nevada, Reno)