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Acquaintance: direct handling and contact with a subject matter about which statements are to be made as a basis for knowledge. Antonym to knowledge through description.
 
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Chisholm, Roderick M.
 
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Acquaintance Chisholm II M.David/L. Stubenberg (Hg) Philosophische Aufsätze zu Ehren von R.M. Chisholm Graz 1986

II 120
Acquaintance / Chisholm: "epistemic familiarity" ("epistemically close") - even without acquaintance, by source of information - then knowledge possible that it is one and the same, from acquaintance and from description - II 125 "e. familiarity" only in special cases sufficiently: the purely referential ones.
II 123
Reference / acquaintance / description / BrandlVsChisholm: Problem: two kinds of unitary relation - that corresponds to the problem that the user can do both, attributional or referential reference.
II 124
BrandlVsChisholm: his error lies in the equation of "knowing" of objects with a knowledge which we can acquire in a purely linguistic way.
II 124
epistemically close / Chisholm: more relationships to objects - it only appears to me - also know that .. - BrandlVs: but that s only theoretical knowledge! - II 125 sufficient only in purely referential cases.

Chi I
R. Chisholm
Die erste Person Frankfurt 1992

Chi III
Roderick M. Chisholm
Erkenntnistheorie Graz 2004


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