Journal article

La Distincion Platonica Entre Episteme Y Doxa Alethes A La Luz Del Tratamiento Del Error.

Marcos De Pinotti G ...see all

Rev Filosof (argentina), vol. 2, issue 2 (1987) pp. 135-155

  • 1

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A

    Citations

    Citations of this article.
Sign in to save reference

Abstract

The unsuccessful discussion of theatetus's false judgment is usually considered a digression with no connection at all with plato's attack to the second definition of knowledge. This paper argues that it is rather a reductio of it. 188a-c shows that the episteme–doxa alethes identification is self-contradictory as it requires a previous distinction between what truth and falsity are. Nevertheless, falsehood cannot be explained. The argument brings out interesting consequences concerning platonic conception of error.

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

There are no full text links

Authors

  • Graciela e Marcos De Pinotti

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free