Adjudication of the Arguments in light of the Critique

No conclusive arguments, then, have been offered for or against the thesis. The thesis may be true (although Hume would have to revise his beliefs about ideas of color being simple ideas to maintain it), but there is nothing in Hume's argument which establishes, say, that our idea of necessity (an idea that is critical in section VII of Hume's essay), for example, must be derived from impressions.