Empiricism places modern man on the sensitive plane. All knowledge, all experience, will be valid on the basis of sensation. Man becomes a jumble of sensations, flowing in an external happening where he does not find himself. Continúa leyendo ETICHS: From diluted man to man as a narrative being
In his fascination with change, modern man is in constant motion, reminiscent of Heraclitus’ thought. Does everything flow, or is there something that remains? Continúa leyendo ETICHS: Does everything flow?
In his treatise on human nature, the empiricist philosopher David Hume argues that morality, what is ethically good or bad, is determined by the feelings of pleasure or pain that our contact with reality produces in us. If what I feel gives me a pleasant impression, then it is good; and if what I feel is unpleasant, then it is bad. Continúa leyendo PHILOSOPHERS: David Hume, the law of taste