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Theaetetus

Interpret the discussion of knowledge as true belief in Plato's Theaetetus, what are the puzzles for this position and precisely would there be a better way to confront them? In Theaetetus,...

Latest answer posted October 2, 2017 8:58 pm UTC

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Theaetetus

In one of Plato's dialogues, Plato records Socrates as having a conversation with Theaetetus, an Athenian mathematician who was also a devout follower of Protagoras of Abdera, a Sophist. It is...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2014 4:09 am UTC

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Theaetetus

First, one should note that in Platonic studies, scholars normally use Stephanus numbers to refer to the location of passages. Stephanus numbers actually refer to the pagination of the 1568...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2016 3:00 am UTC

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Theaetetus

Socrates famously said that he didn't know anything—except the fact that he didn't know anything. But though he may not have had a positive conception of what constitutes knowledge, he certainly...

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Theaetetus

Theaetetus is primarily concerned with questions of epistemology: how humans acquire knowledge and the degree to which the types of knowledge acquired are trustworthy. The opening, or frame, of the...

Latest answer posted February 23, 2020 12:21 pm UTC

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As your assignment is to read the book yourself, and as you are reading the book to note literary devices, giving you the precise page numbers of the literary devices in your translation would be...

Latest answer posted August 23, 2016 6:20 pm UTC

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