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Mind/Hume purpose: to make passion socially acceptable.
It‘s always about probability calculus and rules.
Mind/Reason/Hume: reflects the past on the principle of experience - imagination: reflects the future according to the principle of habit - belief: link between these two dimensions of the spirit - time: transforms itself when the subject constitutes itself in the mind.
Reason/Hume: does not determine the action - affects determine action!
Treatise/Hume: it is not contrary to reason to want the downfall of the world in order to prevent a crack in one s own finger.
Reason/Hume: is applied to a world that had previously been there - ((s) so reason does not create the world). - for reason, practice and morality are indifferent (not because of the circumstances)).
Reason/Hume : sedated affection, makes us judge the improper components in our affections . - True duality, not between affect (nature) and reason ( the artificial ), but between the overall context of nature and the spirit that affects this relationship - association : must not be sedated.
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Stegmüller IV 283
Reason/morality/ethics/Hume/Stegmüller : reason can never be the motive for or against an action - passions and preferences are logically independent of conclusions . - However, there are practical and reasonable preferences . - Mackie : dispassion also does not allow a clear view of 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