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DoisPontos  2010 

Investiga o e Paradoxo do Mênon: Aristóteles, Segundos Analíticos II 8

Keywords: Scientific research , Epistemology , Definition , Explanation , Learning , Heuristics

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This paper discusses some issues about Aristotle’s theory of scientific investigation in Posterior Analytics II 8. Aristotle says that scientific investigation comes in three stages. My point is that Aristotle’s theory of scientific investigation cannot avoid Meno’s paradox – the paradox about the impossibility of whatsoever sort of investigation – unless its second stage, the stage in which one establishes that an object exists, is understood in terms of establishing that the object is a legitimate explanandum in the domain of a given science.

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