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Humanities 2012, 1(3), 192-204; doi:10.3390/h1030192

Plato’s and Aristotle’s Language Critique in Francisco Sanchez’s That Nothing Is Known

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cordoba, Plaza Cardenal Salazar, s/n, Cordoba 14071, Spain
Received: 27 August 2012 / Revised: 24 November 2012 / Accepted: 28 November 2012 / Published: 6 December 2012
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Abstract

In That Nothing Is Known, Francisco Sanchez created a very interesting reflection on the analysis of language and on the epistemic consequences of the importance of language. He did so in a way that allowed some scholars to consider him a predecessor of analytic philosophy. The Spanish physician believed that language had a leading role within science, but he also thought that language was a weak foundation upon which to build any attempt of knowledge.
Keywords: skepticism; epistemology; philosophy of language; Sanchez skepticism; epistemology; philosophy of language; Sanchez
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Bermudez, M.V. Plato’s and Aristotle’s Language Critique in Francisco Sanchez’s That Nothing Is Known. Humanities 2012, 1, 192-204.

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