Philosophy of Knowledge:In Relation to Truth, Knowledge and Metaphysics.
idealism, especially those of Kantian inspiration, knowledge is considered as
the primary and radical philosophical discipline. According to them:
“metaphysics itself must be submitted to the previous judgement of the theory
of knowledge, which would determine whether it is viable or not.”
This sentence could be summarized into this phrase: How can the theory of
knowledge leads us to truth? On the other hand, how can we know that it is
According to a Kantian
metaphor: “reason stands accused before the tribunal in which reason itself is
to be the judge.”
So if our capacity to reason to reach truth is in question, how will we ever be
able to resolve this dilemma?
In a few decades, there
have been many philosophers rejecting knowledge, and considered it as a “dead
Heidegger, was one of them who criticized the philosophy of consciousness,
where he denounced the substitution of cer ... (read more)