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Philosophy 2003 C 001Copyright © 1999, Richard Lee Spring 1999

Hume’s Question

"It may . . . be a subject worthy of curiosity, to enquire what is the nature of that evidence which assures us of any real existence and matter of fact, beyond the present testimony of our senses or the records of our memory." (P 159b)

So Hume will assume we know:

The question is: How can we know (or even have any evidence in favor of) anything else?

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