A Theory of Knowledge

16 Pages Posted: 30 May 2006 Last revised: 12 Jan 2017

Clovis Juarez Kemmerich

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

Date Written: May 27, 2006


In this paper, I present some of the basic questions of Epistemology and try to come to some answers.

My central claim, all along this paper, is that what is real is real even without being known; what is known is known even without being justified; what is true is true even without being justified; what is justified is justified only with the best reasons at the moment; what is founded is founded only if it agrees with what is real.

Keywords: Epistemology, reality, knowledge, language, truth, justification, foundation

Suggested Citation

Kemmerich, Clovis Juarez, A Theory of Knowledge (May 27, 2006). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=904833 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.904833

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