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David Hume & the Lack of Self

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Which school of thought holds that all knowledge is derived from human senses?

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1. Which of these were written by David Hume?

2. According to Hume, impressions are

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

David Hume was an 18th Century Scottish philosopher famous for espousing a philosophy that emphasized the physical senses as the source of knowledge. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of Hume's specific views on the lack of a self. Some things you'll be assessed on include the definition of relevant philosophies, David Hume's works, and Hume's views on impressions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The philosophy that says all knowledge is derived from the senses
  • Works written by David Hume
  • Hume's views on impressions
  • Bundle theory
  • Other views Hume would agree with

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding works that Hume wrote
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Hume's works, philosophical views, and relevant philosophical ideas
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Bundle theory

Additional Learning

The lesson David Hume & the Lack of Self offers additional insight into his philosophical views. Find out even more about:

  • Hume's definitions of impressions and ideas
  • How Bundle theory works
  • Why Hume's views on the self were unique
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