Humes Theory of Imagination.pdf

Humes Theory of Imagination PDF

Jan Wilbanks

The present work is, as its title indicates, a study of Humes theory of imagination. Naturally, it is a study of a particular sort. It has a certain scope and limitations, takes a certain line of approach, exhibits certain emphases, has certain ends-in-view, etc. As an initial step in specifying the nature of this study, I shall indicate its central problem, i. e. , that problem to the solution of which the solutions of the various other problems with which it is concerned are merely means. The central problem of this study is that of determining how Humes theory of im­ agination is related to, or involved in, the generic features and main lines of argument of his philosophy of the human understanding. The expression philosophy of the human understanding is obvious­ to allude to a restriction on the scope of this investigation. ly intended Actually, it is a title suggested to me by two of Humes philosophical writings

History of Philosophy Quarterly Volume 27, Number 3, July 2010 Hume’s Theory of Moral Imagination Mark Collier D avid Hume endorses three statements that are difficult to reconcile: (1) sympathy with those in distress is sufficient to produce compassion toward their plight, (2) adopting the moral point of view often requires us to sympathize with the pain and suffering of distant strangers

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