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Theaetetus

Theaetetus

  the theaetetus, which probably dates from about 369 bc, is arguably platos greatest work on epistemology. 427347 bc) has much to say about the nature of knowledge elsewhere.

Theaetetus of athens , possibly the son of euphronius of the athenian deme sunium, was a greek mathematician. His principal contributions were on irrational lengths, which was included in book x of euclids elements, and proving that there are precisely five regular convex polyhedra. A friend of socrates and plato, he is the central character in platos eponymous socratic dialogue.

Socrates declares theaetetus will have benefited from discovering what he does not know, and that he may be better able to approach the topic in the future.

Theaetetus

Theaetetus, socrates, is his name but i rather think that the property disappeared in the hands of trustees notwithstanding which he is wonderfully liberal. By all means, theaetetus, in order that i may see the reflection of myself in your face, for theodorus says.

The theaetetus is one of platos dialogues concerning the nature of knowledge, written circa 369 bce. In this dialogue, socrates and theaetetus discuss three definitions of knowledge knowledge as nothing but perception, knowledge as true judgment, and, finally, knowledge as a true judgment with an account.