The Distinction between Knowledge-That and Knowledge-How

Philosophia 40 (4):857-875 (2012)
I first argue why Stanley and Williamson fail to eliminate the distinction between knowledge-that and knowledge-how. Then I argue that knowledge-how consists in a special kind of ways of thinking of ways of engaging in actions. So the distinction between knowledge-that and knowledge-how is twofold: the objects of knowledge-that and knowledge-how are different; the ways in which we entertain the object of knowledge are also distinct when we have knowledge-that and knowledge-how. At the end, I consider two recent intellectualist efforts on knowledge-how and show why they fail.
Keywords Knowledge-how  Intellectualism
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DOI 10.1007/s11406-012-9361-x
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Jason Stanley & Timothy Williamson (2001). Knowing How. Journal of Philosophy 98 (8):411-444.
Fred Dretske (1969). Seeing And Knowing. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press.

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