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Aristotle on Heuristic Inquiry and Demonstration of What it is  

Kei Chiba

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
In the Posterior Analytics, Aristotle develops a theory of demonstration as a way of gaining causal knowledge of things or events (pragmata) under the general plan of constructing both an ... More

The Epistemology and Metaphysics of Socrates  

Gareth B. Matthews

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
Epistemology and metaphysics as described by Socrates is the crux of this article. Socrates here is all set to assess the wisdom of the candidates. He goes about arguing as to who is wiser ... More

The Humanizing of Knowledge in Presocratic Thought  

J. H. Lesher

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Oct 2008
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Sep 2009
This article explores Presocratic epistemology, arguing that divine revelation is replaced as a warrant for knowledge with naturalistic accounts of how and what we humans can know; thus ... More

Plato's Epistemology  

Christopher C. W. Taylor

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
The attempt to understand and develop Plato's philosophical views has a long history, starting with Aristotle and Plato's institutional successors in the academy towards the end of the ... More

The Theaetetus  

Mi‐Kyoung Lee

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
The Theaetetus is a principal field of battle for one of the main disputes between Plato's interpreters. This is the dispute between unitarians and revisionists. This article focuses on ... More

Virtue‐Theoretic Responses to Skepticism  

Guy Axtell

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Sep 2008
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Sep 2009
This article examines the different responses of virtue theory to skepticism. It explains that virtue theory is concerned with philosophical evaluation of human agents in their interaction ... More

Virtues in Epistemology  

John Greco

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2009
This article reviews some recent history of epistemology, focusing on ways in which the intellectual virtues have been invoked to solve specific epistemological problems. It gives a sense ... More

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