Compare And Contrast Burke And David Hume

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Even though David Hume and Edward Burke were writing in the same time period, at first glance their ideas seem completely isolated. David Hume describes a subjective taste, in which a person’s taste depends upon a number of circumstances, but primarily a person’s moral opinions. Burke, on the other hand, argues that it is beauty that is subjective, and it depends on the concepts of pleasure and pain, rather than morality. Initially, these may seem relatively different from each other, but the use of the idea of subjectivity, a general thought regarding morality, and the concepts themselves actually show that the two philosophers had similar ideas.
One of David Hume’s main arguments in regards to aesthetics is that taste is a subjective concept, and that everyone’s
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Through this conclusion, it becomes unfortunately apparent that many straight people are consuming lesbian pornography, enough so to make it the most viewed porn search term in the state, and then refusing to vote on and approve legislation that will protect the LGBTQ+ community’s rights. In some cases, we see an active force denying rights, a clear sign that the people living in these states and viewing this lesbian pornography are against the LGBTQ+ community. This shows that for some reason, these people view the LGBTQ+ community as immoral in their minds since they are denying basic rights to this community. Going back to Hume’s theory, this logically should make the consumers morally against viewing art that portrays the LGBTQ+ community. However, if we choose to view pornography as an art form, due to the feeling it invokes and its physical creation by humankind, it seems all too apparent that the people who seem to be morally against the LGBTQ+ community tastefully are attracted to some of its art
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