Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Propositional knowledge, philosophy: the knowledge of whether certain propositions are true or false in contrast to a knowledge-how or possessing an ability. A problem with propositional knowledge are indexical theorems because the determination of the truth value (true or false) is context-dependent and situation-dependent here. See also propositions, opacity, example of the two omniscient Gods.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Nagel: not for each state propositional knowledge available - Kripke ditto, always cogito certainly while interpretative sentrences can be wrong - no subjective component in propositions -
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propositional knowledge / Nagel: (linguistic knowledge - E.g. knowledge what it is like to see is no p.kn.- a blind person can not be teached -but also not seeing - it is a knowledge that can affect in any way - contrary: knowledge: e.g. looks like a certain face.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

N I
Th. Nagel
Das letzte Wort Stuttgart 1999

N II
Th. Nagel
Was bedeutet das alles? Stuttgart 1990

N III
Th. Nagel
Die Grenzen der Objektivität Stuttgart 1991


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-22