and self-reflexive truth does not, admittedly, amount to much, but what it implies amounts to a very great deal. For if we can get to this one truth, then we are in principle capable of truth, and nothing can in principle stand in our way of getting to truths elsewhere and about other things. Perhaps such truths will not be many and not easy to discover. But we certainly cannot say that we can never get to truth, and to truth the way it objectively is and not the way we make it or picture it. Hence we can definitely dismiss Edge's picture theory of knowledge if that picture theory is saying that we only ever get to what we make and not to an objective truth we find. So we can definitely dismiss the idea that his first and benign sense of ideology is an ideology at all. Thinking is not us imposing our ideas on things but us letting things impose their ideas (or their intelligibility) on us -- the Quines, Wittgensteins, Skinners and Davidsons notwithstanding. Our aim, then, as thinkers is and must be getting and knowing the truth as it is, not as we
Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 2011
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