Barkeley - 1) Barkeleys master argument a) If you can...

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Unformatted text preview: 1) Barkeleys master argument a) If you can conceive it possible for anything to exist without the mind, then I will grant it to be so. i) You cannot conceive of something without using the mind, therefore this statement is foolproof (1) You cannot conceive of anything existing without the mind there to conceive it (a) EX: suppose there is a number so large no one will ever conceive of it over the course of human existence b) Depth Perception according to Barkeley i) Colors and Sizes give us depth perception, depth perception doesnt exist ii) Extension is important to Barkeley (1) Not dependant on sight or touch (2) Belongs to something causally interacting with the visual and tactile interaction with an object (a) Extension is a subset of material substances (i) Visual extension and tactile extension 1. WE run the two together and this leads us to experience material...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY na taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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