David Hume & Skepticism

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From Hume's point of view, what are we justified in believing?

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1. What were Hume's views on cause and effect?

2. Which of the following statements is an argument made by Hume?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

David Hume was an 18th Century Scottish philosopher who, among other things, made important contributions to the field of skepticism. These assessments will go over Hume's opinions regarding skepticism and examples of his views. Some things you'll be tested on include Hume's views on belief and cause and effect.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Hume's views on justified belief
  • Cause and effect
  • Arguments made by Hume
  • Hume on beliefs
  • Human knowledge

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - test your recollection of the basic tenets of skepticism as outlined by David Hume, including his views on knowledge and justified belief
  • Reading comprehension - draw the information you've gained from the lesson to test your comprehension on cause and effect, human knowledge and belief as they pertain to Hume's philosophy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Hume and skepticism to identify essential components of Hume's philosophy as it applies to knowledge and belief

Additional Learning

To learn more about Hume's views on skepticism, review the corresponding lesson called David Hume & Skepticism. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of skepticism
  • David Hume
  • Impressions and the senses
  • Cause and effect
  • Justified belief
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