Hume on “Pride” and its problem

 Question: ‘The key problem with Hume’s theory of pride is that it makes the connection between pride and a pleasure directed at oneself a contingent one, resting on psychological laws, rather than a matter of conceptual necessity.’ Discuss. The paper needs a thesis, argument, and conclusion. Do not only present Hume’s ideas, please also give your own understanding and interpretation by answering the question above. The formal required reading is “Treatise”, which can be found on this website: https://davidhume.org