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Kyle Daniele March 7, 2009 Philosophy & Literature Mr. Tufaro Epistemology: Through Book & Film How we know is a question epistemologists speculate about endlessly. They are not interested with what one knows, but how knowing is achieved. With each philosopher we have studied, each has had a different viewpoint. John Locke believed our minds are empty and the one way to gain knowledge is through sense experience. David Hume proposed our perceptions
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Unformatted text preview: create views of the world and in theory we obtain knowledge. Finally, René Descartes’ renowned statement “I think, therefore I am” was the basis of his ideas. By reading Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude and watching Blade Runner directed by Ridley Scott, in these two works we can see epistemology is an underlying theme....
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