Essay on Philosophy of the Mind

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Philosophy of Mind
One can say or try and dissect the brain and try to figure what’s going on inside of it and that’s what Philophers today try to do that. Why is that why must the brain be dissected? This question is raised for the simple fact that Philophers really want to know why whats going on the human brain. This can also go back to “knowing” and believing in something. We will also take a look into emotion with a emphisis on facil expressions. Reading the human face could be a difficult task. Last but not least I will talk about the Philosphy of life and why it is important to have an outreach like that in life, futhermore this has an emphese on belief. Learning a lot this busy semester the topics above will be though out and
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The second part of his argument questions various people that have drawn conclusions from something they haven’t seen. In the article, Hume rarely refers to this particular issue as induction; he uses the term generalization a lot to discuss the topic.

This issue has been around for a very long time looking back into our world’s storied history. We look at our observations in the past to sometimes speculate things that we will see in the future. For example, all of one’s life they have only seen one particular type of species of squirrels. This is the typical brown squirrel that one would see on a daily basis. Everywhere and every time someone mentions a squirrel you would envision something brown. You wouldn’t think that it was any way possible for there to be another type/color squirrel. This assumption was believed to be true for a long time until someone discovered a black squirrel and also a gray squirrel which proved those initial thoughts to be invalid. Another great point that arises from Hume is that all events in the future will be as they were in the past. This idea is only true when we are talking about laws of nature and things that have been proven by numerous people and have been found to be consistently true every time it is performed. The most common example is the law of gravity to explain this idea. These two initial issues brought up by Hume have led to a vast scrutiny of people making vast assumptions about certain

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