Knowledge, Experiments, and Practical Interests

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The chapter describes some new experimental techniques and results that shed light on our ordinary use of 'knowledge'. The results presented can be elegantly explained by adopting an interest relative or 'anti-intellectual' understanding of knowledge, a new idea that has been gaining currency in philosophy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationKnowledge Ascriptions
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780191741265
ISBN (Print)9780199693702
StatePublished - Sep 20 2012


  • Action
  • Anti-intellectualism
  • Experimental philosophy
  • Knowledge

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)


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