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10.08.09 Basic Concepts of Hume Is committed to the ideals of the enlightenment, does think the wolr d can be intelligibly explained An attempt to lay out the empirical foundations of knowledge This is a distinction to be contrasted with a rationalist approach Hume thinks that the idea of trying to explain wehat we know with out bveing able to point ot empirical and concrete objects is absurd There are two constituents parts of knowledge o 1. Expression o 2. Ideas Impressions are what we have based on sense perception Ideas are less immediate, ideas are a result of a reflection of those of impressions Analzying our impressions and giving them some sort of abstract content Impressions : there are different types o Sensations / reflections o Reflections: passions or emotions o Sensations: Bodily pleasures and pain Reflections break down into types o Calm and violent Violent breaks down into direct and indirect Direct reflections are the ones that we have immediately The indirect are in conjunction with particular qualities
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