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Hume's Analysis of Inductive Inference

Henry E. Allison

in Custom and Reason in Hume: A Kantian Reading of the First Book of the Treatise

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532889
eISBN:
9780191714450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532889.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter deals with Hume's treatment of particular causal inferences, which is usually referred to as the problem of induction. It is argued that the central question that Hume poses, namely, ... More


Relations

Walter Ott

in Causation and Laws of Nature in Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570430
eISBN:
9780191722394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570430.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Hume's texts present a puzzle: he clearly thinks relations are not the invention of the mind, and yet he claims that all perceptions are separable and independent of one another. This chapter uses ... More


Hume on Ideas, Evidence, and Knowledge

Graciela De Pierris

in Ideas, Evidence, and Method: Hume's Skepticism and Naturalism concerning Knowledge and Causation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716785
eISBN:
9780191785368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716785.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Hume’s more radical and consistent adherence to the sensible phenomenological model than Locke’s shows clearly that relying solely on particular sensibly given ideas—in conjunction with memory, ... More


Everyday Environmentalism: Creating an Urban Political Ecology

Alex Loftus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665716
eISBN:
9781452946849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665716.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book develops a conversation between Marxist theories of everyday life and recent work in urban political ecology, arguing for a philosophy of praxis in relation to the politics of urban ... More


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