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    Epistemological Analysis of a Personal Experience

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    What is an example of epistemological analysis of a personal experience?

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    This can be a challenging topic to handle. Let's break it down into several component parts. When talking about matters, epistemological philosophers typically are thinking of what can be known - what can be established as true and how to distinguish this from what's false. So, suppose I have an experience that I might think true but later on turns out to be false. A classic example comes out of Indian philosophy----a person sees what he thinks is a snake on the road at dusk. As he gets closer he ...

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    This solution outlines how an epistemological analysis of a personal experience is done and provides several examples to illustrate the concepts involved.

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