Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Thinking about OneselfFrom Nonconceptual Content to the Concept of a Self$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Kristina Musholt

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780262029209

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262029209.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM MIT PRESS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.mitpress.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright The MIT Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in MITSO for personal use.date: 15 June 2021

Nonconceptual Content

Nonconceptual Content

(p.25) 2 Nonconceptual Content
Thinking about Oneself

Kristina Musholt

The MIT Press

This chapter provides a brief introduction to the distinction between conceptual and nonconceptual content and presents several arguments in favour of nonconceptual content. It argues that the distinction between conceptual and nonconceptual content should be understood as a difference in contents, rather than states. Following Cussins, it further proposes that nonconceptual content is best understood in terms of procedural knowledge or “knowledge-how”.

Keywords:   conceptual content, nonconceptual content, knowledge-how, Cussins

MIT Press Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.