John Locke Simple Ideas
Locke believes that the common principles speculative (having to do with what is the case) and practical (having to do with morality, or what ought to be the case) are commonly accepted because these principles are stamped on our brains at birth. Nothing can be and not be at the same time, which is vaunted principles, which are vaunted logical principles, Locke explained.
Locke uses children and idiots as an example of the innate ideas are merely contradicting. Locke explains that children and idiots have not an inkling of these principles and to say that the truths is imprinted on the soul doesn’t mean it’s perceived or understood because of the imprinting.
Simple ideas are irreducible building blocks of all other things. A simple idea derives from the external world, which are resources of our knowledge that engrained in our mind only by sensation and reflection.
Complex ideas are created by adding multiple simple ideas together to create one compound idea. Locke …show more content…
Kant believes the mind is an empty until engaged with the actions of the world. Kant established this kind of knowledge by rejecting the empiricist assertion that experience is the source of all our ideas. Kant argues that experience is possible through the minds structuring. Kant gives a god argument and it establishes what Berkeley and Hume failed to see. Kant explains that the mind brings to objects rather than given to the mind by objects, and this explains why they are indispensable to experience but unsubstantiated in