Knowledge as ‘True Belief Plus Individuation’ in Plato

Theodore Scaltsas

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A new interpretation of the criteria for knowledge in Plato, arguing that it is based on the ontological individuation of the object of knowledge. This supplants the traditional ascription of justification to true belief for knowledge in Plato.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-41
Number of pages22
JournalPhilosophical Inquiry
Issue number3/4
Early online date17 Nov 2012
Publication statusPublished - 17 Oct 2014


  • Plato
  • knowledge
  • Belief
  • individuation

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  • Αρχαία γνωσιοθεωρία

    Scaltsas, T., 2017, Εισαγωγή στην Αρχαία Φιλοσοφία. Karamanolis, G. (ed.). Crete, Greece: Crete University Press, 20 p.

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