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Epistemic individualism and the ‘myth’ of Descartes
Journal Title: SOCIETÀ DEGLI INDIVIDUI (LA) 
Author/s: marco Damonte 
Year:  2015 Issue: 53 Language: Italian 
Pages:  11 Pg. 35-45 FullText PDF:  69 KB
DOI:  10.3280/LAS2015-053004
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In analytic philosophy the various theories of knowledge are, for the most part, ascribable to the same meta-epistemology: classical deontological internalism. It is a form of epistemic individualism whose origin is ascribed to Descartes. Unfortunately, the reference to him has often rhetorical features. The aim of this paper is to determine how Cartesian the thesis of classical deontological internalism really is. To achieve this purpose, Kenny’s historiographical reconstruction will be taken into consideration. His contribution underlines that individualistic epistemology has an anthropological connotation on which not only the past, but also the future of epistemology depend

marco Damonte, Epistemic individualism and the ‘myth’ of Descartes in "SOCIETÀ DEGLI INDIVIDUI (LA)" 53/2015, pp. 35-45, DOI:10.3280/LAS2015-053004

   

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