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Unformatted text preview: o Based on past and present experiences o Is at best only probability o The Principle of Nature’s Uniformity The future will resemble the past. Related to PUC o How does Hume define ‘cause’? PHI 20:28:31 Jose Alvarez 1. An object, followed by another, and where all objects, similar to the first, are followed by objects similar to the second. This is based only on observation of ordered pairs and does not have to do with our expectations. 2. An object followed by another, and whose appearance always conveys the thought of that order. The psychological component expectation. o Custom and Habit are NOT the same as NECESSARY CONNECTION. o A pragmatist is a uniquely American idea. Practicality Usefulness o...
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- Spring '08
- Concepts in metaphysics, Jose Alvarez, lively perceptions sensations, Blue Patch Experience