David Hume & Immanuel Kant

introduction to philosopy

Collin College

Question Description

David Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

  • What are the four basic faculties of the mind, according to David Hume?
  • What are “ideas,” according to David Hume, and how do they differ from impressions.?
  • What is the difference between "matters of fact" and "relations of ideas," according to David Hume?
  • What is truth for David Hume?
  • What are the moral implications of David Hume's distinction between facts and values?
  • How did David Hume understand the Self?

Immanuel Kant's Foundation of the Metaphysics of Morals

  • What is the supreme principle of morality for Immanuel Kant?
  • What is the difference between hypothetical imperatives and categorical imperatives, according to Kant?
  • What are the four formulations of the Categorical Imperative, according to Kant?
  • What role should consequences and feelings play in making moral judgments, according to Kant?
  • What is the moral law, according to Kant, and how are moral obligations derived from it?
  • Kant claimed that nothing was good except a "good will." What did he mean?
  • What is the difference between heteronomy and autonomy?
  • How are human freedom and moral responsibility related, according to Kant.

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