|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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Nagel: not for each state propositional knowledge available - Kripke ditto, always cogito certainly while interpretative sentrences can be wrong - no subjective component in propositions -
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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