more from Georges Rey

Single Idea 3172

[catalogued under 12. Knowledge Sources / D. Empiricism / 1. Empiricism]

Full Idea

Two of the key claims of empiricism are that all knowledge must be justified on the basis of experience, and that all knowledge in fact originates in experience.

Gist of Idea

Empiricism says experience is both origin and justification of all knowledge


Georges Rey (Contemporary Philosophy of Mind [1997], 4.3)

Book Reference

Rey,Georges: 'Contemporary Philosophy of Mind' [Blackwell 1997], p.122