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Two Conceptions of Mind and Action: Knowing How and the Philosophical Theory of Intelligence

Bengson, John; Moffett, Marc


Some of our actions manifest states or qualities of mind, such as intelligence and skill. But what are these states or qualities, and how are they manifested in action? We articulate and examine general intellectualist and anti-intellectualist answers to such questions. One aim is to illuminate some of the main issues and arguments in the contemporary debate over knowledge how. A second aim is to highlight the broader theoretical significance of knowledge how, which may serve as a hinge on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Book chapter
DOI: /10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389364.003.0001


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