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experiential knowledge

Experiential Knowledge

I have reduced the types of knowledge down to experiential, factual and theoretical knowledge. Experiential knowledge is a knowledge of particular things gained by perception. These two elements are what make experiential knowledge what it is. This also means that skepticism takes the form of denying that perception is successful in some way. Experiential knowledge is the knowledge gained by exper...

Practical Knowledge

In a previous post, I set out five different understandings of knowledge. One of them was practical knowledge knowledge of how to do a particular skill. Practical knowledge is a name applied to the knowledge required to do a particular kind of skill, but it can be reduced to other forms of knowledge. In order to understand practical knowledge, let’ s begin with an example. Suppose that we st...