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Approaching the knowledge of knowing using premises

Let K(a, P) be the predicate that "a knows that 'P' ", and let i be a constant denoting you (or me, if you don't want to bear the brunt of the paradox :)). We will need to invoke a standard ...
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Approaching the knowledge of knowing using premises

You ask: Also, are these just oxymoronic statements with no basis for actual philosophical discussion? The latter two seem to be exercises in universal and existential quantification, but the first ...
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Is it knowledge about x to know that we can't know x?

If you can’t know x, you know nothing about x. It seems to me that saying you know that you know nothing about x is just the same as saying that you know nothing about x. What are you saying that is ...
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Is it knowledge about x to know that we can't know x?

There is not a contradiction in terms in your example. A sentence like "I cannot know p, but p", although it cannot be ever asserted, can be in some cases true. This is called Moore's ...
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Logic and its beginnings and why it is

Logicians, studying logic, have concluded that there are an infinity of logics. This discovery is called logical pluralism. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/think/article/abs/guide-to-logical-...
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Assumption about the existence of "knowledge a priori" by Kant

Kant's argument which demonstrates the necessity of universal, a priori knowledge constitutes the Transcendental Deduction of the forms of space and time and then the Transcendental Deduction of Pure ...
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Question about knowledge acquisition

The things you say are true only in certain ways and only up to a point. It can be true that the more you read about a subject, the more vast you discover it is, and therefore you realise that you ...
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Question about knowledge acquisition

The recent literature on epistemology has sought to differentiate between knowing and understanding. Understanding is taken to be a higher-order epistemic achievement with respect to knowledge. My ...
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