Tag Archive | understanding
“Value of Knowledge “- Standford Encylopeida of Phiosophy entry updated on 11th May 2012. The entry is by Duncan Pritchard. You may click on the above given link to visit the web page.
A few days back, a friend of mine asked me that why these days epistemologists are talking about ‘understanding’ instead of knowledge, justification or something of that sort. Let me try to give a brief response on this from my limited information. Epistemology is usually defined as “theory of knowledge” and was busy defining “knowledge” […]
Linda Zagzebski (Zagzebski, Linda 2001) argues that understanding is not a necessary condition for propositional knowledge. I attempt to examine this claim and disagree with Zagzebski’s argument. Understanding According to Zagzebski, understanding is a state of comprehension of non-propositional structures of reality. According to her, understanding involves ‘seeing’ how the parts of a […]