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Getting It Wrong: The Medieval Epistemology of Error

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"Getting it wrong" deals with the dark side of the medieval theory of knowledge, the ways in which perceptions can err, curiosity get out of hand, and knowledge damage the knower. The first and second parts explore the organs, powers and faculies of the soul and the ways in which teaching and learning occur. The third part of the book examines medieval ideas of "common kno ...more
Hardcover, 222 pages
Published November 4th 1998 by Brill Academic Publishers (first published October 1998)
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Professor Emeritus of Medieval Theology and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge
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