Ch 10: Ancient Epistemology

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Ancient Epistemology - Chapter Summary

Epistemology can be traced back to ancient times. From the thoughts of Plato to the pondering of philosophers in the Far East, man has been exploring this study for centuries. Ensure you understand how epistemology began and evolved throughout the world by watching our entertaining video lessons and taking multiple-choice quizzes. Around-the-clock computer and mobile access lets you study whenever and wherever yours schedule permits. Our subject-matter experts can answer any questions you have about the materials covered in this chapter. After utilizing our resources, you will be able to:

  • Discuss Plato's Divided Line analogy and views from Socrates
  • Describe three approaches to epistemology from Asia
  • Explain Islamic theology and Al-Farabi's reconciliation of philosophy and theology
  • Define and list types of skepticism

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