A report on TruthReason and Stoicism

An angel carrying the banner of "Truth", Roslin, Midlothian
Francisco de Goya, The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (El sueño de la razón produce monstruos), c. 1797
Zeno of Citium, the founder of Stoicism, in the Farnese collection, Naples – Photo by Paolo Monti, 1969
Walter Seymour Allward's Veritas (Truth) outside Supreme Court of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario Canada
René Descartes
Antisthenes, founder of the Cynic school of philosophy
'"What is Truth?" by Nikolai Ge, depicting John 18:38 in which Pilate asks Christ "What is truth?"
Dan Sperber believes that reasoning in groups is more effective and promotes their evolutionary fitness.
Bust of Seneca
Marcus Aurelius, the Stoic Roman emperor
Justus Lipsius, founder of Neostoicism

Reason is the capacity of consciously applying logic by drawing conclusions from new or existing information, with the aim of seeking the truth.

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The Stoics propounded that knowledge can be attained through the use of reason.

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Truth can be distinguished from fallacy—even if, in practice, only an approximation can be made.

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Logic is concerned with the patterns in reason that can help tell if a proposition is true or not.

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The Stoics conceived truth as accessible from impressions via cognitive grasping.

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Stoic philosophy, by contrast, claimed most emotions were merely false judgements.

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An angel carrying the banner of "Truth", Roslin, Midlothian

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