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Objects of Human Inquiry
Hume (P 159b)

Relations of IdeasMatters of Fact
sphere: mathematics (science)
certainty: intuitively or demonstratively certain not certain
example: Three times five is equal to half of thirty. The sun will rise tomorrow.
knowable: by the mere operation of thought (by experience)
dependence: not dependent on existence (dependent on existence)
possibility: contrary is not possible contrary is possible


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