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Episteme and Doxa, Knowledge and Belief, in the Phaedo with Gail Fine

Date and Time: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018. 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Meeting Location: 
Building 160, Room 315
Ethics and Politics Ancient and Modern
Meeting Description: 

Gail Fine presents "Episteme and Doxa, Knowledge and Belief, in the Phaedo" with comments by Huw Duffy. All EPAM sessions are pre-read. Contact for details and paper.

Gail Fine is the visiting professor of ancient philosophy and senior research fellow at Merton College, Oxford and professor emerita at the Sage School of Philosophy, Cornell University. Professor Fine's main interest is in ancient philosophy, but she is also is interested in the rationalists and empiricists, and in epistemology and metaphysics. Some of her books include Plato on Knowledge and Forms (Clarendon 2003) and The Possibility of Inquiry: Meno’s Paradox from Socrates to Sextus (OUP 2014).