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Berkeley and Hume: Awareness and Existence of Physical Objects

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How would Hume and Berkeley respond to the gap between what we have awareness of (sense data, impression, ideas) and the existence of physical objects?

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Motto: Kant said that the scandal of philosophy is its inability to prove the existence of the world.

It is sufficient to read Berkeley, Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous. And Hume's Treatise (short one). These are worth reading.

1. You should map the concepts that the two philosopher use. Then the conceptual system of their philosophy should be ...

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The solution determines how Berkeley and Hume respond to the gap between what we have awareness of and the existence of physical objects.

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