Why do publishers always put pictures of philosophers on their seminal works from when they were older?
This pic graces many-a-cover of A Treatise on Human Nature.
But he was actually in his twenties when he wrote the thing, and probably would have looked something more swag like this.
And what about this gremlin looking motherfucker? This pic graces the cover of the common Payne translation of his masterpiece World as Will and Representation.
But we wasn't even thirty when he wrote his opus, and would have looked like this here beautiful man. I'd let young Shoppy fuck me in the ass.
That man's face teaches you everything you need to know about life. Keep a copy of it on you at all times so if there's ever a cafeteria shooting you can take it out and be immediately relieved of any uncertainties.
>tfw you will never play backgammon and drink wine with Hume
>tfw you will never gently probe him with epistemological questions only to be rebuffed because he came to the bar to get away from all of that
>tfw you will never tuck Hume into bed one night and read him select passages from An Essay Concerning Human Understanding as he mutters sweet nothings which defy causal understanding