By Franck Lihoreau
This unique quantity of Grazer Philosophische Studien beneficial properties twelve unique essays at the courting among wisdom and questions, a subject matter of extreme value to epistemology, philosophical good judgment, and the philosophy of language. It increases loads of concerns in every one of those fields and at their intersection, bearing, inter alia, at the conception of rational deliberation and inquiry, pragmatism and advantage epistemology, the issues of scepticism and epistemic justification, the speculation of statement, the potential of deductive wisdom, the semantics and pragmatics of data ascriptions, the factivity of information, the research of hid questions and embedded interrogative clauses, propositional attitudes and two-dimensional semantics, contextualism and contrastivism, the excellence among knowledge-that and knowledge-how, the character of philosophical wisdom, and the matter of epistemic price. Addressing those in addition to many different importantly comparable concerns, the papers within the quantity together give a contribution to giving an summary of the present country of the debates at the subject, and a feeling of the instructions during which philosophical learn on wisdom and questions is presently heading.
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Have the right questions been asked and have they been investigated in a r esponsible manner? The obsessive over cautious agent may ask too many questions, considering challenges which a better cognitiv e agent knows can be ignor ed. A rash irr esponsible inquirer is too unr eﬂective, asking too few questions and unsuspicious of the possibilities of error. ” (1999, 7–8). In other words, “philosophers have paid insuﬃcient attention to the logic and semantics of questions ” (Hookway 1999, 8). Now, “most assertions are responses to questions” and “rather than seeing the question as containing (implicitly) a proposition, we might (with more justice) see the assertion as containing a question … In diﬀerent contexts, the same interrogative sentence can be used to ask very diﬀerent questions … Talking of my attitudes and r esponses to questions helps to str ucture the information I hold which is normally expr essed in terms of beliefs.
Knowledge and Questions. (Grazer Philosophische Studien) by Franck Lihoreau