IV—Understanding and Knowing

Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 115 (1pt1):57-74 (2015)
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What is the relationship between understanding and knowing? This paper offers a defence of reductionism about understanding: the view that instances of understanding reduce to instances of knowing. I argue that knowing is both necessary and sufficient for understanding. I then outline some advantages of reductionism

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