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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Definition Propositional Knowledge/Schiffer: knowing that such and such is true of an expression
- No propositional knowledge: E.g. knowing the meaning of an expression in their own language.

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St. Schiffer
Remnants of Meaning Cambridge 1987


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-25