PHI 105 week 2 DQ 1 - have that it is real makes it so. and...

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Although all four philosophers, David Hume, George Hegel, Immanuel Kant and author Schopenhauer, have very good points, ideas, philosophies and arguments to their studies of and about experience. I would have to say that David Hume came the closest to how I view the world around us. David Hume theorized that all knowledge was learned knowledge, by which everything learned was done so by and through ones senses, (i.e.) if one stubbed their toe on a rock they learned several things, one that a rock was there, two, it was hard, three, it hurt and that it is a physical thing, that it exists, the end result is the experience of all this is learned knowledge, by which one learned this knowledge was through all the above senses. All people all over the world use ones senses continually without thought or real process. We know what we see is real and do not question it. When we get up in the morning we know the clothes we are putting on is real, the breakfast we cook, smell, taste is real, because we sense it and because we sense it, the learned knowledge we
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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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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2010 for the course FACULTY PHI/105 taught by Professor Jillhunt during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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PHI 105 week 2 DQ 1 - have that it is real makes it so. and...

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