Turning Back the Linguistic Turn in the Theory of Knowledge

@article{Allen2007TurningBT,
  title={Turning Back the Linguistic Turn in the Theory of Knowledge},
  author={Barry Allen},
  journal={Thesis Eleven},
  year={2007},
  volume={89},
  pages={22 - 6}
}
  • B. Allen
  • Published 1 May 2007
  • Philosophy
  • Thesis Eleven
The so-called linguistic turn in philosophy intensified (rather than overcame) the rationalism that has haunted Western ideas about knowledge since antiquity. Orthodox accounts continue to present knowledge as a linguistic, logical quality, expressed in statements or theories that are well justified by evidence and actually true. Restating themes from the author's Knowledge and Civilization (2004a), I introduce an alternative conception of knowledge designed to overcome these propositional… 
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