An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding Quotes by David Hume
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
No Time? David Hume, Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding "It is never possible to deduce judgements of value from matters of fact" Moral philosophy, or the study of human nature, may be treated in two ways. The simple, popular, philosophy of Man born for action, taste and sentiment; which by appeal to feelings, moulds the heart. All our Ideas come from sensory Impressions well, perhaps except the missing shade of blue. You can't dispute this- give me an idea which hasn't come from an impression? The Idea of a 'golden mountain' comes from impressions of 'gold' and 'mountain' and of "God" from extensions of ourselves.
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Hume was disappointed with the reception of the Treatise , which "fell dead-born from the press,"  as he put it, and so tried again to disseminate his more developed ideas to the public by writing a shorter and more polemical work. - Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.
Hume's classic philosphical investigation into the nature and limits of human knowledge and its acquisition. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover.