David Hume's critique of infinity by Professor of Philosophy Dale Jacquette

By Professor of Philosophy Dale Jacquette

This learn of Hume's philosophy of arithmetic significantly examines his objections to the idea that of infinity in its ancient context as a manufactured from Enlightenment concept of data, and assesses the clients of his strict finitism within the gentle of up to date arithmetic.

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Esegesie psicologa della testimonianza profetica', Aeuun48 lg74), r57. 'e Hom. B; Hom. Ps. XXXV\IIL3. 7. g. z. tz. 3aAccording to this communication model, in the last analysis, true understanding depended only partly on the explicit word, and sophisticationof form thus took a secondaryplace. The simple and undecorated style35characteristic of Origen's preaching was also due to the fact that he improvised his homilies: for example, after the very long reading from I Sam 25-8,30Origen asked the bishop to tell him which part of the reading he wanted commentating.

6The reasonsfor this suicessionare not easyto see. Followins the ordolectionumaccording to the Septuagint,he would have continued with the prophetic books, and then begun the cycle again by commenting the historical books;7there are, however, no other indications that an ordolectionum existed in the third century. I think it probable that Origen had conceivedthe systematiccommenrary on the scriptures as an educational process aimed at both the bap tized and the catechumens,and organized so as to offer a continuous commentary within the three large sections of scripture.

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