Una lectura epistémica de la falsedad material cartesiana

Revista Latinoamericana de Filosofia 37 (2):189-212 (2011)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

In the present paper I defend an interpretation of the Cartesian notion of material falsity that it would be adequate to describe as ‘epistemic’, as opposed to most other views in the literature, which could be described as ‘metaphysical’. Whereas metaphysical conceptions of material falsity consider an idea to be such because of some kind of failure in their representative properties, that is, in the relation between what they exhibit and their objects, an epistemic view considers that what makes an idea materially false is some kind of opacity that precludes their representational properties to be known in the first place. In the paper the evidence for these two kinds of reading is assessed, and it is shown that epistemic views are clearly more adequate.

Author's Profile

Analytics

Added to PP
2013-12-09

Downloads
11 (#79,265)

6 months
11 (#76,772)

Historical graph of downloads since first upload

Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
How can I increase my downloads?