Bryan Magee talks to John Passmore about Hume (1987)

The Great Philosophers: a History of Western Philosophy

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A.J. Ayer discusses how the theories of Gottlob Frege and Bertrand Russell depsychologized philosophy and laid the foundation for modern logic. The discussion includes Frege's theory of quantification and Russell's theory of types and descriptions and their contributions to the philosophy of language. Dist: Films Media Group. 1987. 45 min.

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John Passmore discusses causality as the cornerstone of Hume's philosophy. He also discusses three of Hume's basic philosophical views; anything that is not a fact, is illusion; judgement on fact must be based on concrete experience; and all knowledge is imperfect. Dist: Films Media Group. 1987? 45 min.


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