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Епистемологията и агнотологията на Джеймс Фериър – отвъд знание – незнание
James Ferrier’s Epistemology and Agnothology – Beyond Knowledge and Ignorance

Author(s): Atanaska Cholakova
Subject(s): Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophical Traditions, Metaphysics, Epistemology, 19th Century Philosophy, Hermeneutics
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: agnoiology; agothology; theory of ignorance; epistemology; consciousness; Ferrier; Reid

Summary/Abstract: This article is mainly concerned with the reconstruction of JamesFrederick Ferrier’s theory of ignorance. The growing scientific interest towards thesocial dimensions of ignorance is the reason to turn back to the initial explication of the relation between knowledge and ignorance. The inquiry follows Ferrier’s foundation of the theory of ignorance, as well as his views concerning consciousness.A special interest is put on some main theoretical problems explicated in relationto Ferrier’s critique towards the philosophy of mind and mainly towards Reid’s philosophy of common sense.

  • Issue Year: 25/2016
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 357-367
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Bulgarian