Kant n aristotle - Hanifa Ayunisa PL 201 1 Are the moderate foundationalist views of Kant and Aristotlewhich point toward non-(Epistemological

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Hanifa Ayunisa PL 201 1. Are the moderate foundationalist views of Kant and Aristotle—which point toward non-foundationalism—coherent? (Epistemological Issue 2) Aristotle: The central issue is not to know whether conflict or harmony is fundamental, but to discover how to bring harmony from conflict- how, that is, to discover happiness and purpose in life. In support of this purpose-oriented or teleological view, he first offers a response to the question of what remains permanent through change. Aristotle answers that form and matter are not things, but ways (or principles) of understanding: form is the principle of change and matter is the principle of permanence. Aristotle focuses on what is known. He tried to grasp how things functioned rather than merely what they were made of. Kant held that matter and form are not things, but ways of organizing experience. They are categories that people use to make sense of the flow of experience. Kant hold that God are not things; they are rather notions that people use to make sense of the world. People may
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Kant n aristotle - Hanifa Ayunisa PL 201 1 Are the moderate foundationalist views of Kant and Aristotlewhich point toward non-(Epistemological

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