Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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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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Field, Hartry
 
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Acquaintance Horwich I 490
Acquaintance / Russell / M.Williams: meant a direct grasping, no causal relation. FieldVsRussell: so a conceptual scheme is stapled to the outside of the world.

Fie I
H. Field
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989

Fie II
H. Field
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001

Fie III
H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980

Hor I
P. Horwich (Ed.)
Theories of Truth Aldershot 1994


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-26