Projection and Necessity in Hume
Author: Kail, P. J. E.
Source: European Journal of Philosophy, Volume 9, Number 1, April 2001 , pp. 24-54(31)
Abstract:This paper discusses the metaphor of projection in relation to Hume's treatment of causal necessity. I argue that the best understanding of projection shows it to be compatible with taking Hume to be a `sceptical realist' about causal necessity, albeit an agnostic one.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2001-04-01