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By Duncan Pritchard

This quantity includes 3 specified investigations into the connection among the character and the price of information. every one is written via one of many authors in session with the opposite . 'Knowledge and realizing' (by Duncan Pritchard) significantly examines virtue-theoretic responses to the matter of the price of data, and argues that the eventually useful cognitive kingdom isn't wisdom yet knowing. 'Knowledge and popularity' (by Alan Millar) develops an account of data during which the assumption of a recognitional skill performs a famous position, and argues that this account allows us higher to appreciate wisdom and its price. 'Knowledge and motion' (by Adrian Haddock) argues for an account of data and justification and is the reason why wisdom is efficacious, and allows us to make feel of the information we now have of our intentional actions.

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