Unformatted text preview: 6. The appropriate formal standards for all human knowledge are those of the mathematical modes of inquiry. 7. The key to the progress of human knowledge is the development and pursuit of explicit rules of method. 8. The entire body of valid human knowledge is a unity, both in methods and in substance. 9. Therefore, human knowledge may be made almost wholly accessible to all men, provided only that they not be abnormally be defective in their basic faculties. 10. Genuine knowledge is in some sense certain, “verifiable”, and capable of being made wholly explicit. 11. Knowledge is power, and the increase of knowledge therefore holds the key to human progress. (Classical: knowledge is wisdom, it is virtuous )...
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2008 for the course POLI 210 taught by Professor Carter during the Spring '08 term at UMBC.
- Spring '08
- Political Philosophy