[SydPhil] Seminar: Stephen Hetherington @ Wed 14 Nov 2012 15:30 (Seminars)
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Thu Nov 8 19:33:11 AEDT 2012
Stephen Hetherington will present the following talk on November 14 in the
Wednesday philosophy seminar series at the University of Sydney.
*Abstract*: Increasingly, epistemologists are discussing the conceptual
relationships between knowledge-that and knowledge-how. This paper argues
that epistemology should also encompass a distinct concept of knowing-to.
Only with knowing-to can knowledge-how be manifested in a particular action
within a particular setting. Unlike the possibly enduring knowledge-how,
knowing-to is fleeting and contextual. It is inherent within what Ryle
called *intelligent* acting. In ordinary parlance, we talk freely of
knowing-to; here, I begin investigating this epistemic aspect of action.
Wed 14 Nov 15:30 – 17:30 Eastern Time - Melbourne, Sydney
The Refectory, USYD
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