Evolutionary Epistemology and Plato’s Knowledge

This paper briefly compares evolutionary epistemology and knowledge according to Plato. First, Plato’s approach to knowledge as portrayed in his Theaetetus is described, followed by Nathalie Gontier’s characterization of evolutionary epistemology. Finally, points of agreement and disagreement betwee...

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Main Author: Masís Iverson, Katherine
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/humanidades/article/view/13062
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14995
Summary: This paper briefly compares evolutionary epistemology and knowledge according to Plato. First, Plato’s approach to knowledge as portrayed in his Theaetetus is described, followed by Nathalie Gontier’s characterization of evolutionary epistemology. Finally, points of agreement and disagreement between Plato’s epistemology and evolutionary epistemology are discussed.