|Empiricism: a branch within epistemology which assumes that sensory perception is fundamental for setting up claims and theories. The opposite position, rationalism, assumes that even purely logical knowledge and conclusions from this knowledge may be sufficient for the building of theories. See also logical positivism, instrumentalism, rationalism, epistemology, theories, foundation, experiments, > inferentialism, knowledge, experience, science.|
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Empiricism/Hume: forms the basis. Because human nature exceeds the mind, nothing exceeds the human nature in mind. - Nothing is transcendental - the ideas are connected in the mind, but not through the mind.
Empiricism/Hume: must be determined at the problem of subjectivity.
Basic principle of empiricism/Hume: principle of difference.
Empiricism/Hume: because the relations are outside things (> atomism), empiricism is dualistic: duality between terms and relations. - Contrary: would a philosophy that comes from analytical (conceptual) truths. - Non-empiricist: would be a theory according to which the relations from nature result in things.
I Gilles Delueze David Hume, Frankfurt 1997 (Frankreich 1953,1988)
II Norbert Hoerster Hume: Existenz und Eigenschaften Gottes aus Speck(Hg) Grundprobleme der großen Philosophen der Neuzeit I Göttingen, 1997