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6 Hume all that we know come from our senses If there is no experience of God it does not exist All our knowledge make of perceptions a impressions - immediate info that comes through senses emotions passions inner feelings a1 simple - what make you think color smell taste a2 complex - made up of simple impressions snow b ideas - thinking about impressions they are copies or fake images of impressions b1 simple - produced by simple impressions b2 complex - produced by simple ideas Simple ideas are meaningless Knowledge 1 relation of ideas a formal truth independent of any experience math logic it gives us absolute certainty but tells nothing about the world 2 maters of fact based on sense impressions which may be true of false statement about the world but gives no absolute certainty because can be logically contradicted No possibility of knowing of facts because laws may change we fall on the ice not all the time We dont see causing effect only objects Knowledge of causes and effect gives us info about the means to obtain some end health - end you want exercise - means Reason gives us info about the best means to some end but says nothing of the ends Arguments against reason being the basis of morality 1 moral convictions are practical providing an immediate motivation to action 2 beliefs that come from reason are inert in themselves having no immediate bearing on actions 3 passions desires have direct impact on action Therefore moral convictions dont come from reason but passions We call things nice because they give us a nice feeling pleasure 7 Kant golden rule is the logical rule to follow K want to develop morality that applies to all people at all times Types of commands imperatives 1 Hypothetical based or depend upon inclinations desires they are conditional a rules of skill - cant be a moral law because
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