David Hume's Critique of Infinity (Brill's Studies in by Professor of Philosophy Dale Jacquette

By Professor of Philosophy Dale Jacquette

This new research of David Hume's philosophy of arithmetic seriously examines his objections to the idea that of infinity. even if infinity increases probably the most hard paradoxes for Hume's empiricism, there were few certain and no totally finished systematic discussions of Hume's critique. In a chain of 8 interrelated arguments, Hume continues that we won't event and as a result may have no enough thought of infinity or of the countless divisibility of extension. He proposes to exchange the thought of infinity with an alternate phenomenalist concept of area and time as constituted by way of minima sensibilia or good extensionless indivisibles. the current paintings considers Hume's critique of infinity in ancient context as a made of Enlightenment conception of information, and assesses the customers of his strict finitism in mild of up to date arithmetic, technology, and philosophy.

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