TITLE

Plato and the Norms of Thought

AUTHOR(S)
WOOLF, RAPHAEL
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Mind;Jan2013, Vol. 122 Issue 485, p171
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper argues for the presence in Plato's work of a conception of thinking central to which is what I call the Transparency View. According to this view, in order for a subject to think of a given object, the subject must represent that object just as it is, without inaccuracy or distortion. I examine the ways in which this conception influences Plato's epistemology and metaphysics and explore some ramifications for contemporary views about mental content.
ACCESSION #
89777449

 

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