Empiricism (David Hume)

David Hume: Empiricism and the Problem of Causality

In this VLog I present the fundamental ideas of the British philosopher David Hume (1711-1776). I hope you'll enjoy the video. Please leave me a comment.

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David Hume – An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

From the 1902 edition edited by L.A. Selby-Bigge, in the public domain and read by LibriVox. Get the e-book here: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/9662 Check out the Philosophy Owl blog for more philosophy resources: philosophyowl.blogspot.com

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7. Hume’s Central Principles: Scepticism with Regard to Reason, the Soul and the Self

Seventh lecture in Peter Millican's series on David Hume's Central Principles. University of Oxford Podcasts http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/humes-central-principles Hume's Treatise and his Enquiry Courtesy of the University of Adelaide Library Electronic Texts Collection http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/h/hume/david/h92t/contents.html http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/h/hume/david/h92e/contents.html

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David Hume on Causation & The Problem of Induction

A discussion with Helen Beebee on David Hume and his skepticism regarding causation and inductive reasoning. David Hume was a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment of the 18th century. He was an empiricist who believed that all ideas and knowledge must ultimately be based...

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Bertrand Russell – David Hume (3/3)

7 David Hume’s Sentimentalist Theory of Morals

Dan Robinson gives the seventh of eight lectures on Reid's critique of David Hume at Oxford. In his Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals [1751], Hume states: "The final sentence, it is probable, which pronounces characters and actions amiable or odious, praise-worthy or blameable; that...

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David Hume, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion – Introduction to Philosophy

In this lecture/discussion video from my Spring 2013 Introduction to Philosophy class, we start our study of David Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. We being with some preliminary matters, talking about why Hume wrote a dialogue, what his rhetorical purposes were in setting up such...

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Bertrand Russell – David Hume (2/3)

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