Philosophy homework help

Philosophers have described and categorized knowledge in various ways. Some are concerned primarily with the conditions that must be met in order to say you “know” something. For example, according to the traditional analysis of knowledge, one knows x only if one has a justified true belief about x. Others are less concerned with the analysis of the conditions for knowledge, and focus rather on types of knowledge: knowledge by description, knowledge by acquaintance, knowledge by definition, a priori knowledge, a posteriori knowledge etc. etc.

One interesting type of knowledge is called “know how” or, more technically, “procedural knowledge”. Knowing how to do something differs from another type of knowledge called “propositional knowledge” or “know that”. Knowing that it is March 2022 (i.e., knowledge that the proposition “It is March 2022” is true) seems different from knowing how to speak the language you were born into or riding a bike. That is, “It is March 2022” involves knowing facts while knowing how to ride a bike involves skill and action. Philosophy homework help

ORDER   A PLAGIARISM FREE PAPER   NOW

Some philosophers argue that knowing how to do something is dependent on first knowing the facts in order execute the action. But is this right?

Think about something you know how to do so well that you might even call yourself an expert at it (e.g., baking a cake, playing a particular video game, catching a fly ball, telling a good joke, ax throwing, etc.). Next, consider whether or not you could explain all of the facts to someone who doesn’t know how to do it. Can you?

If yes, what are the facts? If you can explain the facts to someone who doesn’t have the same know how, will they be able to do it once they have the facts? If you can’t explain the facts, how is that you can still perform the action without being able to articulate the facts for how to do it? Philosophy homework help

 

 

Looking for a Similar Assignment? Our Experts can help. Use the coupon code SAVE30 to get your first order at 30% off!

Solution:

15% off for this assignment.

Our Prices Start at $11.99. As Our First Client, Use Coupon Code GET15 to claim 15% Discount This Month!!

Why US?

100% Confidentiality

Information about customers is confidential and never disclosed to third parties.

Timely Delivery

No missed deadlines – 97% of assignments are completed in time.

Original Writing

We complete all papers from scratch. You can get a plagiarism report.

Money Back

If you are convinced that our writer has not followed your requirements, feel free to ask for a refund.

WhatsApp us for help!
%d bloggers like this: