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Hume's "mental geography" : the aim and scope of the first Enquiry

Stern, George


The epistemological legacy inherited by Hume both from his rationalist and from his empiricist predecessors was seen by him to be defective at its foundation. It was based upon the following principles: A) that indubitable knowledge was attainable in at least some fields, mathematics or sense experience or divine revelation; B) that basically all knowledge was of a kind: that is, once we have uncovered a method for acquiring indubitable knowledge in one field, this method can be extended to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-08-20
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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