Why Hume's counterexample is insignificant and why it is not

British Journal for the History of Philosophy 17 (5):955 – 979 (2009)
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The idea of the missing shade of blue presents a difficulty for Hume's first principle that ‘all our simple ideas in their first appearance are deriv'd from simple impressions, which are correspond...

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An essay concerning human understanding.John Locke - 1689 - New York: Oxford University Press. Edited by Pauline Phemister.
The philosophical writings of Descartes.René Descartes - 1984 - New York: Cambridge University Press.

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