Questions, answers, and knowledge- wh

Philosophical Studies 147 (3):395 - 413 (2010)
Various authors have attempted to understand knowledge-wh—or knowledge ascriptions that include an interrogative complement. I present and explain some of the analyses offered so far and argue that each view faces some problems. I then present and explain a newanalysis of knowledge-wh that avoids these problems and that offers several other advantages. Finally I raise some problems for invariantism about knowledge-wh and I argue thatcontextualism about knowledge-wh fits nicely with a very natural understanding of the nature of questions
Keywords Knowledge-wh  Questions  Contextualism  Answers
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DOI 10.2307/40542564
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