Hume on Taste

Over at Philosophy Bites, Michael Martin on Hume's essay:

David Hume's 'Of the Standard of Taste' addresses the question of whether we can, with any authority, judge one writer to be genuinely better than another. In this episode of thePhilosophy Bites podcast Mike Martin gives a clear analysis of that essay.

Listen to Mike Martin on Hume on Taste

You can read David Hume's 'Of the Standard of Taste' here (click on the white triangle in the red box on the right hand side of the screen, select 'Contents' from the drop down menu, and then scroll down to Essay XXVl).