Why is Socrates’ life important?. How do I Know ?. Love of Wisdom: Triple A Set of Tools. Analysis Break down Assessment: Coherent, Complete, Correct? Argument The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.” – Joseph Joubert.
How do I Know?
“Man is what he believes.”
-- Anton Chekov
Objective : Content of the Proposition
Subjective: the mental state holding a Proposition
Belief leads to action
I desire that…
I spend time editing this slide
I believe someone …
Belief+Desire = Action
How do we know?
Why do we try to know…?
“To know something is to know it is true”
By doubting we come at truth.
But how can you say that?
“No man’s knowledge here can go beyond his experience” – John Locke
“It is wrong for anyone, anywhere, to believe anything without sufficient evidence. This is literally true always.”