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  • As Far As The Laws Of Mathematics
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    "As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality". - Albert Einstein Mathematics is the language which allows us to turn into reality and determine regular laws. Scince the Rennaissance man has questioned the authority of a theological knowledge, and they started to give more importance to the experimental knowledge. The perception of a new world, which the discoveries gave us, put on the line the classic concepti...
  • Known With Absolute Certainty
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    Theory of Knowledge Writing Assignment 'Nothing can be known with certainty'; Is this statement true? Are you certain? In this essay I plan to show that nothing can be known with certainty, I will examine the truth and certainty of life and of humans, and prove that nothing can be known for certain. Sir Isaac Newton came up with many theories of time and space. Euclid said that there can be a concept of a straight line but Newton said nothing could ever travel in a straight line, see illustratio...
  • Knowledge Of Human Existence
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    Sean Philosophy 1102 SHU, Spring 2005 The workings of the mind have been the focus of philosophers from the beginnings of humanity. One primary focal point that has been pondered over by numerous thinkers is what exactly constitutes knowledge. At first glance the issue seems to be cut and dry but the question gets more complicated with thought. This can be witnessed by the many different epistemological theories put forward throughout the ages. This can specifically be seen by looking at 4 diffe...
  • Russell Calls Sense Data
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    Of course it is not by argument that we originally come by our belief in an independent external world. We find this belief ready in ourselves as soon as we begin to reflect: it is what may be called an instinctive belief. We should never have been led to question this belief but for the fact that, at any rate in the case of sight, it seems as if the sense-datum itself were instinctively believed to be the independent object, whereas argument shows that the object cannot be identical with the se...
  • Mathematical Knowledge
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    If the universe is mathematically ordered, this would explain the utility of mathematics but not how mathematical knowledge is acquired. Mathematics expresses the principles of this order and gives insight into it. The path to mathematical knowledge is linked to its utility, through the idea that the senses reveal to us only the changing phenomenal world of sense experiences. Mathematics is universal and constant, so to garner knowledge about principles underlying the order of the world in which...

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