, Volume 75, Issue 3, pp 495–503 | Cite as

Epistemology, the History of Epistemology, Historical Epistemology

  • Barry StroudEmail author


A brief discussion of the ways in which awareness of and sensitivity to the history of philosophy can contribute to epistemology even if epistemology is understood as a distinctively philosophical and not primarily historical enterprise.


Perceptual Experience Human Knowledge Sensory Experience Philosophical Question General Truth 
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  1. Frede, M. (1987). Observations on Perception in Plato’s Later Dialogues. In M. Frede (Ed.), Essays in ancient philosophy (pp. 3–10). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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