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1. Where does all thought begin, for Hume? What are the two reasons he gives for agreeing?


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Explain the two domains of reasoning for Hume?


3. What is the central project of Hume's Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding?


4. What is a causal relation, for Hume?


5. For Hume, can we know that the sun will rise tomorrow? Why, or why not?


6. What is Descartes' state when he begins his meditations? What does he hope to achieve? What method does he use?


7. Why does Descartes suggest the existence of an evil demon?


8. What is the first certainty Descartes comes to? How does he know it is certain?


9. What conclusion does Descartes draw by thinking about a melting piece of wax?


10. Why does Descartes trust that his clear and distinct perceptions are true?


11. What is the source of error, for Descartes?


12. How does Thomas define the soul? What are its powers?


13. Why is the soul not a body, for Thomas? for Aristotle?


14. How are humans different from animals, for Thomas? for Aristotle?


15. How does the soul know bodies, for Thomas? for Aristotle?


16. How does Aristotle define the soul?


17. What are the five views of the soul that Aristotle rejects? Why does he reject them?


18. How does Aristotle treat each of the senses? Why does he stress touch as the most significant?


19. What is human rationality, for Aristotle?


20. For each thinker we've covered, be able to summarize their view of human nature.


21. What is Hull's conclusion and what reasons does he provide for it?

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