Tadeusz Czeżowski’s theory of knowledge and beliefs. (English) Zbl 1406.03012

Garrido, Ángel (ed.) et al., The Lvov-Warsaw school. Past and present. Cham: Birkhäuser (ISBN 978-3-319-65429-4/hbk; 978-3-319-65430-0/ebook). Studies in Universal Logic, 137-152 (2018).
Summary: The aim of the paper is to present and critically evaluate Tadeusz Czeżowski’s views concerning knowledge and belief in the context of some non-Brentanian epistemological concepts and theories. Czeżowski belonged to the most eminent representatives of the Lvov-Warsaw School, which was generally under a strong and many-sided influence of Franz Brentano’s philosophy. Czeżowski himself was a disciple of Kazimierz Twardowski, the founder of the Lvov-Warsaw School and one of the most prominent of Brentano’s students. That is why contemporary discussions about the philosophy of the Lvov-Warsaw School, and about Czeżowski’s philosophy in particular, are often set against Brentanian ideas. However, I would like to consider Czeżowski’s epistemology in a historical context which is broader than the Brentanian philosophy only. In fact, it is a context to which also the latter belongs; I mean the epistemological doctrines of Descartes, Locke, Hume, Reid and the contemporary views which refer to them.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1403.01005].


03-03 History of mathematical logic and foundations
03B42 Logics of knowledge and belief (including belief change)
01A60 History of mathematics in the 20th century
01A70 Biographies, obituaries, personalia, bibliographies

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Czeżowski, Tadeusz
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