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作者 Rowett, Catherine, author
書名 Knowledge and truth in Plato : stepping past the shadow of Socrates / Catherine Rowett
出版項 Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018
國際標準書號 9780199693658 (hardback)
019969365X (hardback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  184 P6971roa 2018    在架上  -  30500101552142
 近史所郭廷以圖書館  184 R991    到期 10-21-21    30550100662996
版本 First edition
說明 xviii, 305 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-285) and indexes
"Several myths about Plato's work are decisively challenged by Catherine Rowett: the idea that Plato agreed with Socrates about the need for a definition of what we know; the idea that he set out to define justice in the Republic; the idea that knowledge is a kind of true belief, or that Plato ever thought that it might be something like that; the idea that Theaetetus was Plato's best attempt to define knowledge as a species of belief, and that it only failed due to his incompetence.Instead Rowett argues that Plato was replacing the failed methods of Socrates, including his attempt to find a definition or single common factor, and that he replaced those methods with methods derived from geometry, including methods that involve inference from shadows to their originals (a method which Rowett calls Meno, Republic and Theaetetus, and argues that the insights that Plato brings about the nature of conceptual knowledge, its importance in underpinning all other activities, and about the notion of truth as it applies to conceptual competence, are significant and should be taken seriously as a corrective to areas in which current analytic philosophy has lost its way."-- Provided by publisher
主題 Plato
Knowledge, Theory of
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