Reliability of Sense
Humans typically trust their senses. Despite the fact that we have all had our senses fooled from time to time, we assume that what we see, hear, taste and touch gives us accurate information about the world. Yet some philosophers challenge this notion. For example, the eighteenth century Scotsman David Hume challenged our perceptions of cause and effect. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul addresses Hume’s ideas and reaffirms the reliability of sense perception.
From the teaching series Defending your Faith by R.C. Sproul
Book by D.G. Hart
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