Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Knowledge: Knowledge is a conscious relationship to sentences or propositions, which legitimately attributes to them truth or falsehood. What is known is true. Conversely, it does not apply that everything that is true is also known. See also knowledge how, propositional knowledge, realism, abilities, competence, truth, facts, situations, language, certainty, beliefs, omniscience, logical knowledge, reliability

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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Knowledge: has the form "this and that is so and so." Known is something about a single object, but not a single object itself.
Sense data: Problem to make foundation for justification of them: the sense data of the empiricists are single objects, but only with respect to facts one can speak of a knowledge.
I 59
It is wrong to think that knowledge must be inferential at all. (> Myth of the Given).
I 65
Tradition: knowledge has episodic character and does not rely on pre-knowledge. - SellarsVs.
I 65
Knowledge/SellarsVsTradition: observational knowledge does not stand on its own feet. - It requires language acquisition. - At the point of time of previous perceptions one must not have had the term yet.

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Sell I
W. Sellars
Der Empirismus und die Philosophie des Geistes Paderborn 1999

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-25