philosophy mid term - 1. John Locke, George Berkley and...

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1. John Locke, George Berkley and David Hume all had different opinions and outputs. They were all empiricists that would perceive the red book on the table in a different manner. John Locke believed in primary and secondary properties. John Locke would believe that the red book is on the table. It does exist, but might not be red. Lock had the belief that the color perception of the book can be perceived at different angles. The book keeps its shape and figure. George Berkley believed that the primary and secondary properties that are based upon and based on the observer. Berkley would believe the red book is a perception. But, Berkley would use his senses to determine that the book was red. David Hume believed that there is nothing you can know for certain in the world. Hume was classified as a skeptic. Hume believed that the red book is only in his mind because his senses tell him that. Hume’s senses and experiences hide things from his mind. The three men share common ideas, but would give a different response
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PHIL 101 taught by Professor Mckevierfloyd during the Fall '07 term at Coastal Carolina University.

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