Is understanding explanatory or objectual?

Synthese 190 (6):1153-1171 (2013)
Abstract
Jonathan Kvanvig has argued that “objectual” understanding, i.e. the understanding we have of a large body of information, cannot be reduced to explanatory concepts. In this paper, I show that Kvanvig fails to establish this point, and then propose a framework for reducing objectual understanding to explanatory understanding
Keywords Understanding  Explanation  Coherence  Probability  Kvanvig J.L
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