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Como resolver la problematica pirronica: lo que se aprende de Descartes

By Ernesto Sosa


Descartes's epistemology is placed in the context of the Pyrrhonian problematic of the notorious triad: circle, regress, or foundations. It is argued that Descartes has been radically misinterpreted. His real focus is not the problem of the external world, nor is he a foundationalist. When we place his epistemology in its proper, Pyrrhonian, context, his views emerge as much more subtle and instructive to us today (and, I suspect, tomorrow). No Cartesian he, Descartes offers an epistemology whose architectural elegance survives the erosion of its individual stones

Topics: Epistemologie, Wissenschaftstheorie, Naturphilosophie, Volume XVI (1996/97), Metaphysik, c) Renaissance
Year: 1996
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