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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Autor Principal: Masís Iverson, Katherine
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: 2015
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/humanidades/article/view/13062
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14995
Sumario: 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.