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An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

This is a free textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle.  Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets.  Download the app for your device and start reading for free. ‘This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers.’ 'Hume begins by distinguishing between impressions and ideas. Impressions are sensory impressions, emotions, and other vivid mental phenomena, while ideas are thoughts or beliefs or memories related to these impressions. We build up all our ideas from simple impressions by means of three laws of association: resemblance, contiguity, and cause and effect. Next, Hume distinguishes between relations of ideas and matters of fact. Relations of... Show More
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