Imagined Causes: Hume's Conception of Objects

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2186-9 (Print) 978-94-007-2187-6 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. LAYING THE GROUNDWORK

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-2

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      Pages 3-27

      Four Distinctions

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      Pages 29-51

      Elementary Belief, Causally-Produced Belief and the Natural Relation of Causality

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      Pages 53-66

      The Two Systems of Reality

  3. PERFECT IDENTITY AND THE TRANSCENDENTAL IMAGINATION

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-74

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      Pages 75-90

      Proto-Objects

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      Pages 91-104

      The First Account of Transcendental Perfect Identity: The Foundation of Secret Causes

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      Pages 105-122

      A Mysterious Kind of Causation: The Second Account of Transcendental Perfect Identity

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      Pages 123-155

      Unity, Number and Time: The Third Account of Transcendental Perfect Identity

  4. IMAGINING CAUSES IN REACTION TO THE VULGAR: A PURELY PHILOSOPHICAL ENDEAVOR

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Pages 159-179

      The Vulgar Attempt to Achieve Perfect Identity

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      Pages 181-188

      The Philosopher’s Reaction to the Vulgar: Imagined Causes Revisited

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      Pages 189-218

      Personal Identity

  5. JUSTIFICATION

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-220

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      Pages 221-240

      Three Unjustified Instances of Imagined Causes: Substances, Primary Qualities and the Soul as an Immaterial Object

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      Pages 241-276

      Conclusion

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 277-289