Topic 1 (Locke, primary and secondary qualities)
Locke argues for a distinction between primary and secondary qualities. (1) Carefully explain his argument for this distinction. (2) How convincing is his argument? In particular, should we accept Locke’s claim that secondary qualities (such as colors) are not in material bodies but in our minds?
Topic 2 (Berkeley, immaterialism)
Berkeley claims that the very notion of matter or material bodies is contradictory. (1) Carefully explain how he argues for this view. (2) How convincing is this view? How might one criticize or defend it?
Topic 3 (Hume, causation)
Hume argues that our inference about causal connections is not rational, but rather a matter of “custom or habit”. (1) Carefully explain his argument for this view (including both its negative and positive parts). (2) How convincing is this view? How might one criticize or defend it?
- Research and Support Material Worksheet
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