Sunday, December 27, 2009

Lonergan Defeats Hume

What was wrong with Hume's theory of the mind? The late Bernard Lonergan summed it up in three sentences.
Hume thought the human mind to be a matter of impressions linked together by custom. But Hume's own mind was quite original. Therefore, Hume's own mind was not what Hume considered the human mind to be.

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