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Know-How, Philosophical Perspectives

  • By: Sam Coleman
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Any philosophical entry on know-how must begin with Gilbert Ryle, who was responsible for the modern distinction between knowledge-how and knowledge-that. Having set out the distinction, this entry will examine the use to which Ryle puts it in his critique of ...