Theories of Knowledge

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How can we know what reality is?

Submitted: July 10, 2017

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Submitted: July 10, 2017



Are we figments of our own imaginations?  Is everything we experience a mere product of the mind?  Or do we occupy a world that exists independent of our sensations?  While many, such as Locke and Berkeley, have demonstrated theories that attempt to answer these questions, they have since been largely contested and proved ultimately wrong.  There still remains, however, no definitional surrogate that can sufficiently replace these empirical assertions.  That is to say, the theories posed have been successfully refuted, but have only provided more room for other equally contestable theories to emerge.  How we ascertain knowledge about reality remains unknowable.

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