Success and Knowledge-How

American Philosophical Quarterly 40 (1):19 - 31 (2003)
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In this paper, I argue that there is a notion of 'counterfactual success' which stands to knowledge how as true belief stands to propositional knowledge. (I attempt to avoid the question of whether knowledge how is a type of propositional knowledge.)

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Katherine Hawley
PhD: Cambridge University; Last affiliation: University of St. Andrews

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