The Enlightenment Period

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The Enlightenment Period

Hume tried to describe how the mind works in acquiring what is called knowledge. He concluded that no theory of reality is possible; there can be no knowledge of anything beyond

BUNDLE THEORYHume theorizes that the mind is solely a "bundle" of perceptions without any deeper unity.

- David Hume was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist known especially for his philosophical empiricism- David Hume was born in Edinburgh, Scotland

The Enlightenment Period

- A Treatise of Human Nature was David's most important work. - 1st Section: "Of the Understanding"- 2nd Section: "Of the Passions"- 3rd Section: "Of Morals"

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Today, philosophers recognize Hume as a famous figure that had many philosophical views of naturalism, cognitive science, and several of the most significant types of ethical theory developed in contemporary moral philosophy.

" A wise man propotions his beliefs to the evidence"

This qoute showed the skeptism Hume had, which was a very large part of his philosophy.

Bibliographyhttp://www.philosophybasics.comphilosophers_hume.htmlhttp://www.britannica.com/biography/David-Humehttp://www.britannica.com/topic/bundle-theory


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