Ideas from 'fragments/reports' by Lycophron [375 BCE], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Ancilla to the Pre-Socratic Philosophers' (ed/tr Freeman,Kathleen) [Harvard 1957,-]].

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13. Knowledge Criteria / A. Justification Problems / 3. Internal or External / a. Pro-internalism
Knowledge is mind and knowing 'cohabiting'
                        Full Idea: Lycophron has it that knowledge is the 'cohabitation' (rather than participation or synthesis) of knowing and the soul.
                        From: report of Lycophron (fragments/reports [c.375 BCE]) by Aristotle - Metaphysics 1045b
                        A reaction: This sounds like a rather passive and inert relationship. Presumably knowing something implies the possibility of acting on it.