Conviction and Priority in Aristotle’s Account of Scientific Understanding

  • Marc Gasser-Wingate
  • Published 2017

Abstract

Aristotle is often portrayed as a certain sort of rational foundationalist, who thinks that all our scientific understanding (ἐπιστήμη) is justified on the basis of first principles, and that these first principles are themselves justified by some noninferential form of rational intuition (νοῦς). It’s usually admitted that experience and observation play an… (More)

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@inproceedings{GasserWingate2017ConvictionAP, title={Conviction and Priority in Aristotle’s Account of Scientific Understanding}, author={Marc Gasser-Wingate}, year={2017} }