Rationalism - 3 anchor points pp 72-74 Plato(and Socrates Discovery of truths inherent in the mind(“remembering” Intelligible world versus

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Empiricism and Rationalism
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Epistemology- The study of how we know things Propositional Knowledge- Knowledge of facts Fact (proposition)- a group of words with a truth value A priori knowledge- knowledge independent of experience A posteriori knowledge- knowledge arising from experience
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The Cartesian Method (methodological skepticism) Epistemological Skepticism General Argument, p. 62 Cratylus- changing world Pyrrho of Elis- unreliability of sense experience
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Unformatted text preview: 3 anchor points, pp. 72-74 Plato (and Socrates) Discovery of truths inherent in the mind (“remembering”) Intelligible world versus sensible world Universals as reality The allegory of the Cave Background: The Scientific Revolution Methodological Skepticism Dream world Evil Demon “Cogito Ergo Sum”- I Think Therefore I Am Proof of God, p. 85 Reliability of Reason Reason and the Senses...
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Rationalism - 3 anchor points pp 72-74 Plato(and Socrates Discovery of truths inherent in the mind(“remembering” Intelligible world versus

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