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Understanding: the ability to give reasons for a distinction or to justify a selection of options. See also actions, meaning, knowledge.
 
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Ryle, Gilbert
 
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Understanding I 73ff
Understanding = ability - ability is always imperfectly possible - but knowledge can not be half, at most incomplete. Misunderstanding: only possible in the context of understanding or skill. Understanding can be perceptive, but rashly! - You can not misinterpret the whole world.

Ry I
G. Ryle
Der Begriff des Geistes Stuttgart 1969


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-26