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    Intending, knowing how, infinitives

    Hornsby, Jennifer (2016) Intending, knowing how, infinitives. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 46 (1), pp. 1-17. ISSN 0045-5091.

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    Abstract

    Intellectualists tell us that a person who knows how to do something therein knows a proposition. Along with others, they may say that a person who intends to do something intends a proposition. I argue against them. I do so by way of considering ‘know how ——’ and ‘intend ——’ together. When the two are considered together, a realistic conception of human agency can inform the understanding of some infinitives: the argument need not turn on what semanticists have had to say about (what they call) ‘the subjects of infinitival clauses’.

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis, available online at the link above
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Intention, knowledge how, intellectualism, infinitives, de se
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Philosophy
    Depositing User: Jennifer Hornsby
    Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2016 11:59
    Last Modified: 21 Jul 2017 00:10
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/14238

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