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Evaluation

David Bostock

in Plato’s Theaetetus

Published in print February 1991 | ISBN: 9780198239307
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191679889 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239307.003.0007

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

Evaluation

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This chapter begins with an analysis of the coherence of the Theaetetus. It then discusses Plato's problem, which arises through a misconception on his part, but one that stems from long-standing views about the forms, and leads to too crude a view about what it is to understand a judgement.

Keywords: Plato; Theaetetus; knowledge; judgement

Chapter.  5230 words. 

Subjects: Ancient Philosophy

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