Journal of Philosophy 98 (8):411-444 (2001)

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Jason Stanley
Yale University
Timothy Williamson
Oxford University
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Many philosophers believe that there is a fundamental distinction between knowing that something is the case and knowing how to do something. According to Gilbert Ryle, to whom the insight is credited, knowledge-how is an ability, which is in turn a complex of dispositions. Knowledge-that, on the other hand, is not an ability, or anything similar. Rather, knowledge-that is a relation between a thinker and a true proposition.
Keywords Analytic Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy
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