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Unformatted text preview: have that it is real makes it so. and even though people are different all over the world, people use their senses in basically the same way, knowing whether something is hot or cold, soft or hard, wet or dry, if it tastes bitter or sweet, and with these senses whoever you are where ever you live tells you what that object is and what it does. One's experiences in life, through their senses, builds and heightens on ones knowledge of all that is around us. David Hume's theory of sensory based knowledge and understanding is by the most part true. We could not acquire knowledge or experiences without our senses, it is physically and mentally impossible to do so. The minute someone is born their senses are immediately sending information to their brain and what they are experiencing is becoming knowledge that will be used again and again, in different forms and yet forever changing as one grows and experiences new things. Lyndy Boucher...
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- Spring '10
- Philosophy, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel