The Metaphysics of Causation: Hume's Theory


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Which school of thought asserts that all knowledge is derived from the senses?

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1. Which of these men was an empiricist?

2. According to Hume, impressions are derived from

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on Hume's metaphysics of causation theory. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include how Hume viewed ideas.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Schools of philosophical thought
  • Definition of empiricist
  • Where impressions come from
  • Hume's thoughts on impressions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Hume's metaphysics of causation theory
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different schools of philosophy
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding empiricism and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Hume's Metaphysics of Causation Theory. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define Skepticism
  • Understand how Hume viewed ideas and impressions
  • Recognize Hume's beliefs regarding causation