We are dealing with relationships between sensations, or more precisely between what the early British empiricists
like John Locke or David Hume called ideas; For them, anything in the mind is by definition an idea.
8) In this and other contexts, Santayana is particularly harsh in dealing with the British empiricists
, especially, Locke and Hume.
is the pertinacious problem of modern Western philosophy and neither the rationalist Descartes nor the British empiricists
succeeded in solving this problem from within the confines of their starting point, i.
Italian scholars since the 1920s have discussed Green's ethics and his theory of political obligation, and many of them have defended Green from the charge of British empiricists
that he was in thrall to German idealism.
The 24 selections present writings by and criticism of towering 18th-century British empiricists
John Locke, George Berkeley, and David Hume.