Historical Epistemology or History of Epistemology? The Case of the Relation Between Perception and Judgment

  title={Historical Epistemology or History of Epistemology? The Case of the Relation Between Perception and Judgment},
  author={Thomas Sturm},
  • T. Sturm
  • Published 1 November 2011
  • Philosophy
  • Erkenntnis
This essay aims to sharpen debates on the pros and cons of historical epistemology, which is now understood as a novel approach to the study of knowledge, by comparing it with the history of epistemology as traditionally pursued by philosophers. The many versions of both approaches are not always easily discernable. Yet, a reasoned comparison of certain versions can and should be made. In the first section of this article, I argue that the most interesting difference involves neither the… 

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