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The article suggests that reason has developed "not to enable us to solve abstract, logical problems or even to help us draw conclusions from unfamiliar data; rather, it developed to resolve the problems posed by living in collaborative groups." It…

Excerpt from Treatise of human nature.pdf
In this excerpt, Hume demonstrates why he believes moral perceptions do not derive from rational reasoning and refutes the view that humans are able to evaluate moral behaviors, so as to act in a "good" manner.
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