Koffman, “Truth and tradition in Plato and the Cambridge Platonists,” PhD 2009

Jordan Bradley Koffman, “Truth and tradition in Plato and the Cambridge Platonists,” Ph.D., Queen’s University (Canada), 2009. AAT NR65295. ISBN: 9780494652954. ProQuest document ID:2183297901. For full text see here.

Abstract (Summary)

Both Plato and the Cambridge Platonists hold the view that moral knowledge depends primarily on cognitive resources which are innate to the mind. There is, nevertheless, a need for our minds to be prompted through experience in order for knowledge to occur. The following study is an attempt to reconstruct and compare the accounts in Plato and the Cambridge Platonists of the empirical conditions that are required for knowledge. Continue reading “Koffman, “Truth and tradition in Plato and the Cambridge Platonists,” PhD 2009″