Knowledge-by-acquaintance before propositional knowledge/belief.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

More basic than the authors' distinction between knowing and believing is a distinction between knowledge-by-acquaintance (I know John Smith) and propositional knowledge/belief (I know/believe that John Smith lives in Durham). This distinction provides a better account of both the comparative and developmental data.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tomasello, M

Published Date

  • November 19, 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 44 /

Start / End Page

  • e173 -

PubMed ID

  • 34796793

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1469-1825

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0140-525X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/s0140525x20001387


  • eng