Outline for chapter 12

Outline for chapter 12 - Outline for chapter 12(What can we...

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Outline for chapter 12 (What can we know?) This outline may be helpful for seeing how the issues “go together” in this chapter. 1. Three types of knowledge  (theory of knowledge centers on the nature of knowledge and  justification of belief): (a) knowledge by acquaintance o We have personal and direct experience with the objects in the world, our thoughts,  and sensations. o We have acquaintance knowledge of our pains and sensations, our friends, and the  house and town in which we grew up.  o We also have acquaintance knowledge of our introspective states, our loves and  hates, beliefs, desires, and memory states. o Acquaintance knowledge is sometimes referred to as objection knowledge where the  object of knowledge is not a proposition but a particular thing or object (b) competence knowledge (knows how) o sometimes called skill knowledge o A person S knows how to D (where D stands for an infinitive)
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