PHIL CH. 3 notes
PHIL CH. 3 notes Phil 100
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Epistemology the study of knowledge The problem Knowledge 3 types of knowledge 0 Knowledge by direct acquaintance o lst hand 0 direct 0 Knowledge of competence o quotI know how to play the pianoquot 0 Knowhow knowledge 0 Propositional knowledge 0 Knowledge that can be put in propositional form 0 quotI know thatquot o TF Universal belief falsifiers 0 Any type of claim there is always a skeptic that will try to undermine it Veil of perception O The idea that every one of us is trapped behind our sense of perception 0 External world Propositional knowledge 0 quotI know that quot O Skeptics argue that we don39t have that type of knowledge 0 Justified 0 True 0 Belief Priori Knowledge 0 Knowledge that is confirmed independent Posteriori Knowledge 0 Knowledge that is confirmed true or false that depends on using sense expe ence Axiomatic questions 0 Is it possible to have knowledge at all 0 What is the best optimal way of obtaining knowledge 0 Does our knowledge represent reality Types of skepticism 0 Universal skepticism 0 Limited skepticism 0 quotwe can know some stuff but we can39t know everythingquot Arguments of skepticism O Justification is never attainable 0 Universal belief falsifiers Early Greek Skeptics o Cratylus O Carneades o Pyrrho o Pyrrhonian school 0 Radical o Pyrrhonian skepticism