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18. Thought / D. Concepts / 2. Origin of Concepts / b. Empirical concepts

[concepts as derived most from experience]

8 ideas
All our ideas derive either from sensation, or from inner reflection [Locke]
Simple ideas are produced in us by external things, and they match their appearances [Locke]
Concepts are abstracted from perceptions [Schopenhauer, by Lewis,PB]
All of our concepts are borrowed from perceptual knowledge [Schopenhauer]
We conceptualise objects, but they impinge on us [Wiggins]
Aristotelian justification uses concepts abstracted from experience [Mares]
Grounded concepts are trustworthy maps of the world [Jenkins]
The physical effect of world on brain explains the concepts we possess [Jenkins]