At the same time, locke's work provided crucial groundwork for future empiricists such as david hume john wynne published an abridgment of mr locke's essay concerning the human understanding , with locke's approval, in 1696.
Morals, then, are derived from feelings, not reason this is the main area of difference between kant and hume’s philosophies the main difference in kant and hume’s arguments was the deciding force behind morality kant proposed that reason drove morality hume proposed that emotion did.
Epistemological problems: kant’s critique of hume shaun rieley in immanuel kant’s prolegomena to any future metaphysics, kant addresses david hume’s devastating critique of the possibility of metaphysics presented in his inquiry concerning human understanding which centers on the undermining. Enlightenment history 25 name quiz study play johann sebastian bach - german composer david hume - a scottish philosopher - questioned religion ( why would god create an imperfect world) - influenced immanuel kant - instrumental in the shift away from rationalist thought towards end of enlightenment thomas jefferson.
The nature of philosophy and ethics study notes: chapter 2 (review questions) study play david hume put forth the view that the real basis for morality immanuel kant's idea is that duty is the basis for morality 1 from duty (moral actions) 2 according to duty (prudential actions. Conclusion on the compared philosophies of kant and hume so, for hume, reason is not involved in morality by cons, according to kant, the man is a rational being who has an autonomous will and reason itself determines a moral law.
Background information on hume and kant among the score or more of enlightenment thinkers most significant to what is now philosophy of art, pride of place must go to david hume (1711-1776) and immanuel kant (1724-1804) their complex proposals for bringing the various arts under a comprehensive doctrine are an important source of concepts, issues and arguments that underlie debates in our. David hume and immanuel kant were two of the great thinkers that lived in the 1700s, whose definitions of the nature of science particularly psychology would leave a lasting impact david hume was born in 1711 in scotland and attended the university of edinburg, leaving after three years to pursue philosophy.