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University of Toronto St. George
Peter King

Hume Section 6no such thing as chance ignorance if the real cause of any event has the same influence on the understanding and begets a like species of belief or opinion probability that arises from a superiority of chances on any side seems evident that when the mind looks forward to discover the event which may result from the throw of a die it considers the turning up of each particular side as alike probable though we give preference to that which has been found most usual and believe that this effect will exist we must not overlook the other effects but must assign to each of them a particular weight and authoritySection 7mathematical science are always clear smallest distinction is easy to see and the same terms are expressive of the same ideas the advantages and disadvantages of the mathematical sciences compensate each other if the mind can retain ideas of geometry it can understand more intricate chain of reasoning moral ideas are obscure and confusing chief obstacle to our improvement in the moral or metaphysical sciences is the obscurity of the ideas and ambiguity of terms difficulty of math is length of interferences no ideas in metaphys
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