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[catalogued under 1. Philosophy / C. History of Philosophy / 4. Later European Philosophy / c. Eighteenth century philosophy]

Full Idea

I freely admit that remembrance of David Hume was the very thing that many years ago first interrupted my dogmatic slumber.

Gist of Idea

My dogmatic slumber was first interrupted by David Hume


Immanuel Kant (Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysic [1781], 4:260), quoted by A.W. Moore - The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics 5.2

Book Reference

Moore,A.W.: 'The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics' [CUP 2013], p.109

A Reaction

A famous declaration. He realised that he had the answer the many scepticisms of Hume, and accept his emphasis on the need for experience.