David Hume

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Philosophy

 

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October 4, 2016

 

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Not only do our perceptions of the world come from some prior contact but also this contact is the only thing linking a cause with its effect. Humans know perception as “the act or faculty of apprehending by means of the senses or of the mind; cognition; understanding” (Dictionary.com). Hume’s concept of perception encompasses two types: one being an idea and the other being an impression...
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Hume’s concept of perception encompasses two types: one being an idea and the other being an impression. Ideas are “the less forcible and lively” perceptions where as impressions are “all our more lively perceptions, when we hear, or see, or fell, or love, or hate, or desire, or will” (An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, 10)...
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