Combining Philosophers

Ideas for Aristotle, Allan Gibbard and Deborah Achtenberg

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11. Knowledge Aims / A. Knowledge / 1. Knowledge
The reason why is the key to knowledge [Aristotle]
The ability to teach is a mark of true knowledge [Aristotle]
For Aristotle, knowledge is of causes, and is theoretical, practical or productive [Aristotle, by Code]
For Aristotle knowledge is explanatory, involving understanding, and principles or causes [Aristotle, by Witt]
'Episteme' means grasping causes, universal judgments, explanation, and teaching [Aristotle, by Witt]
11. Knowledge Aims / A. Knowledge / 2. Understanding
We only understand something when we know its explanation [Aristotle]
Some understanding, of immediate items, is indemonstrable [Aristotle]
Knowing is having knowledge; understanding is using knowledge [Aristotle]
We understand a thing when we know its explanation and its necessity [Aristotle]
Understanding is the aim of our nature [Aristotle]
11. Knowledge Aims / A. Knowledge / 4. Belief / c. Aim of beliefs
No one has mere belief about something if they think it HAS to be true [Aristotle]
Opinion is praised for being in accordance with truth [Aristotle]
11. Knowledge Aims / A. Knowledge / 6. Knowing How
It takes skill to know causes, not experience [Aristotle]
Experience knows particulars, but only skill knows universals [Aristotle]
Things are produced from skill if the form of them is in the mind [Aristotle]