• Published 2010

Judging Strives to Be Knowing

  title={Judging Strives to Be Knowing},
  author={Amber D. Carpenter},
There is a vexing oversight at the end of Book V of the Republic. Socrates engages in a discussion ‘with’ or about the Lovers of Sights and Sounds, in order distinguish philosophers from the seekers of any new experience whatsoever. He’ll do this by showing that there is a difference between knowing, knowledge (γιγνῶσκειν, γνῶσις, ἐπιστήμη) and judging or belief (δοξάζειν, δόξα). This argument involves showing in turn that the objects of knowledge are distinct from the objects of judgement. But… CONTINUE READING