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Know How

Jason Stanley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695362
eISBN:
9780191729768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695362.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

The thesis of this book is that knowing how to do something amounts to knowing facts. The facts are those that answer a question about how one could do it. Elaborating the conception of knowledge how ... More


Knowledge‐wh

Jason Stanley

in Know How

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695362
eISBN:
9780191729768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695362.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Knowing how to do something is, like knowing whether or not to do something, knowing who came to the party knowing when the party is, a kind of knowing-wh. This chapter provides an introduction to ... More


What Acquaintance Teaches

Alex Grzankowski and Michael Tye

in Acquaintance: New Essays

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198803461
eISBN:
9780191841644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803461.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In her black and white room, Mary doesn’t know what it is like to see red. Only after undergoing an experience as of something red and hence acquainting herself with red can Mary learn what it is ... More


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