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“La naturaleza mantendrá siempre sus derechos y, finalmente, prevalecerá sobre cualquier razonamiento abstracto.” David Hume 06/04/02, 03:01:14 Alcàsser (Valencia) 21,4 mm. 100 ISO 1/177 seg. f/4,8...
by La Foto del Dia on Feb 21, 2014

David Hume is …

David Hume Beginning with his A Treatise of Human Nature, Hume strove to create a total naturalistic “science of man” that examined the psychological basis of human nature. In stark opposition to the rationalists who preceded him, most no...
by What is this ? on Jul 25, 2013

Identità - Carmelo Bene

Ed io non voglio più essere io!Non più l'esteta gelido, il sofista,ma vivere nel tuo borgo natio,ma vivere alla piccola conquistamercanteggiando placido, in obliocome tuo padre, come il farmacista... Ed io non voglio più essere io!
by incidenze on Apr 10, 2013

Family news: Does It Matter Whether God Exists?

  Family news: Look around you how many people must die because of religious   believes, as long as man kind has been in existent people have been killed do to their  religious believe, and it is still happening today. The question is,...
by Free PR Online on Mar 24, 2012

We are naturally good, but only up to a point. Thereafter we need a justice system

Philosophers have explored morality and justice over the centuries and arrived (broadly) at similar views. All philosophers seem to agree that we have a relatively weak moral sense, a "sentiment" (in David Hume's or Adam Smith's termi...

are miracles possible?

My mind is feeling cramped now, after all those hours buried in my books. The bankrupt world of man’s philosophy can be draining on one’s soul as well as the mind – but nevertheless it enriches me and empowers me in a strange sort o...
by soli deo gloria on May 5, 2011

not to be found

“There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient number of men, of such unquestioned good sense, education and learning, as to secure us against all delusion in themselves” - David Hume   Filed under: Quotations Ta...
by angles on Mar 3, 2011

La sostanza tra chimica e filosofia, una sintesi impertinente

Molti dei concetti analizzati dalla filosofia affondano le loro origini nel linguaggio ordinario. Percezione, conoscenza, causalità e mente sono solo alcuni esempi, ma il concetto di sostanza essenzialmente è un termine che la filosofia associa all...
by Il chimico impertinente on Feb 6, 2011

La sostanza tra chimica e filosofia, una sintesi impertinente

Molti dei concetti analizzati dalla filosofia affondano le loro origini nel linguaggio ordinario. Percezione, conoscenza, causalità e mente sono solo alcuni esempi, ma il concetto di sostanza essenzialmente è un termine che la filosofia associa all...
by Il chimico impertinente on Feb 6, 2011

David Hume and Thomas Aikenhead

A man in a toga, 1.5 times life size, sits at the junction of Edinburgh's Royal Mile and George IV Bridge, more interested in his tablet than in St Giles Cathedral, 'the mother church of presbyterianism'. The man is David Hume, philosopher, historian...
by Living with Clans and Castles on Jan 15, 2011

the human instinct for religion

“We find human faces in the moon, armies in the clouds; and by a natural propensity, if not corrected by experience and reflection, ascribe malice and good-will to every thing, that hurts or pleases us.” - David Hume   Filed under: Quota...
by angles on Nov 19, 2010

David Hume – Skeptisisme dan Empirisme

David Hume (1711-1776) adalah filsuf sekaligus sastrawan dari Skotlandia yang hidup pada zaman para ahli pikir mengadakan pembahasan tentang watak, moral dan agama. Dia ikut dalam berbagai pembahasan tersebut dan memengaruhi perkembangan dua aliran.
by Artikel dan Direktori Filsafat on Jun 14, 2010

Set Them Free: Thought, Inspiration & Creativity.

You see I see a world that is not linear. Time, experienced by the duration of humanity, is anything but linear. I can’t comment on objective time because I don’t know enough about it and have certainly not experienced it. However, the duration o...
by Broekn Postcard on Sep 7, 2009

The End of Moral Philosophy in America

The common sense morality was the perfect prescription for a secular republic in which both Thomas Jefferson and John Witherspoon had to live together. It yielded moral laws without compelling people to embrace protestant Christian theology, but it a...
by Understand America on Apr 6, 2009

Common Sense and the American Mind

Many of the tutors at Princeton were Edwardsians. Witherspoon, as the new president, promptly drew them out. It was not just revivalism that made Witherspoon suspicious of the Edwardsians, he had little truck either with Edwards’ appropriation of B...
by Understand America on Mar 7, 2009

A Treatise of Human Nature, by David Hume

A Treatise of Human Nature, by David Hume David Hume is one of many great enlightenment philosophers.  Hume is a bit long winded, and hard to read, but you’ll be happy you did. Posted in Epistemology, philosophy Tagged: A Treatise of Human Nat...
by Metro State Atheists on Jan 28, 2009

Vice President’s Commentary On Bob Enyart’s Interview Of Joel

By Chalmer Wren, VP of Metro State Atheists Yesterday at 3:00pm Metro State Atheists’ President and co-founder, Joel Guttormson, was interviewed by Bob Enyart on AM 670 KLTT.  While I was not interviewed, I did have a great deal to say regardi.
by Metro State Atheists on Jan 8, 2009

The Ongoing Fight Against the Hellenists

Over 2100 years ago, the mightiest army of the day was defeated by a small band whose only real weapon consisted of their strong belief. The Maccabbees defeated the Greek army of the Seleucid King, Antiochus IV Epiphanes. More importantly, however, i...
by Freedom's Cost on Dec 23, 2008


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