Varieties of Knowledge in Plato and Aristotle

Topoi 31 (2):175-190 (2012)
Sophie Grace Chappell
Open University (UK)
I develop the relatively familiar idea of a variety of forms of knowledge —not just propositional knowledge but also knowledge -how and experiential knowledge —and show how this variety can be used to make interesting sense of Plato’s and Aristotle’s philosophy, and in particular their ethics. I then add to this threefold analysis of knowledge a less familiar fourth variety, objectual knowledge, and suggest that this is also interesting and important in the understanding of Plato and Aristotle
Keywords Plato  Aristotle  Epistemology  Knowledge
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DOI 10.1007/s11245-012-9125-z
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