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PRO and the Representation of First-Person Thought

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/9780199695362.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Sentences that ascribe knowing how contain the unpronounced pronoun PRO, which has a de se, or first-personal meaning, in such sentences. On the account of knowing how defended in the book, then, ... More


Ways of Thinking

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/9780199695362.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

The account of de se thought in the book appeals centrally to ways of thinking of things. But many find appeal to ways of thinking of things of any kind objectionable. This chapter begins by ... More


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


Engagement and Metaphysical Dissatisfaction: Modality and Value

Barry Stroud

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199764969
eISBN:
9780199894970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764969.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

We all have beliefs to the effect that if a certain thing were to happen a certain other thing would happen. We also believe that some things simply must be so, with no possibility of having been ... More


Anarchy in the UK?

Robert Colls

in Identity of England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245192
eISBN:
9780191697432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245192.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the changes in England. It examines changes in the ways of thinking of its citizens regarding themselves. There has been an emphasis on decentering and dispersal over the past ... More


Introduction

Sergey Dolgopolski

in The Open Past: Subjectivity and Remembering in the Talmud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244928
eISBN:
9780823252497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244928.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The Introduction outlines agendas, approaches and structure of the book. It asks the question of difference between modern thinking and historical methods of thinking, particularly within Jewish ... More


Building the Conditions for Constructive Strategies

Louis Kriesberg

in Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190228668
eISBN:
9780190228699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228668.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

This final chapter discusses useful changes in the conditions affecting the ways Americans engage in foreign conflicts. First, the conventional ways of thinking about waging conflicts against foreign ... More


Epistemology Austin’s Way

Mark Kaplan

in Austin's Way with Skepticism: An Essay on Philosophical Method

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198824855
eISBN:
9780191863530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824855.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, History of Philosophy

Explains what it is about the foregoing two chapters that makes them genuine examples of epistemology done Austin’s way; asks what is to be done about epistemological doctrines (for example, the ... More


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