Use the matrix to compare either Plato or Aristotle’s theory of knowledge with one of the religious thinkers from this week’s reading.
In the first column, chose either Plato or Aristotle to describe his theory of metaphysics or epistemology.
In the next column, choose a thinker from this week’s reading assignment—Epicureans, stoics, skeptics, St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, or Descartes—and summarize their theory of metaphysics or epistemology.
In the final field, compare the similarities and differences between the ancient philosophers and one of the Hellenistic, medieval, or early modern theories. Discuss the influence this theory has on current-day thought regarding metaphysics or epistemology.