Extending Know-How

November 30, 2023 - December 1, 2023
University of Vienna

Seminarraum 3A, Neues Institutsgebäude
Universitätsstraße 7
Vienna 1010


  • Austrian Science Fund
  • The Vienna Moral Philosophy Group @ UniWien


Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
University of Vienna
Central European University
University of Vienna
University of Illinois, Chicago
Oxford University


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On 30th November and 1st December 2023, the University of Vienna will be hosting the ‘Extending Know-How’ workshop as part of the new Knowledge in Crisis Cluster of Excellence, co-funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) [COE 3], and supported by the Vienna Moral Philosophy Group @ UniWien. The aim of the workshop is to discuss new questions and research concerning the notion of knowing-how and its applications.


30th November

10.00 – 10.15:    Introductions 

10.15 – 11.30:    Katalin Farkas (CEU): ‘Is know-how knowledge?’  

11.45 – 13.00:    Will Small (U. Illinois, Chicago): ‘On the idea that know-how is practical knowledge’  

1st December

10.00 – 11.15:    Paulina Sliwa (UniVie): ‘Trying to do the right thing’ 

11.30 – 12.45:    Natalia Waights Hickman (Oxford): ‘Virtues and the taxonomy of knowledge' 

14.30 – 15.45:    Stefan Brandt (FAU, Erlangen-Nürnberg): ‘Ryle vs. Intellectualism: A case study in philosophical method’ 

16.00 – 17.15:    Matt Dougherty (UniVie): ‘Know-how and (the) categories’  

Location: Seminarraum 3A, Neues Institutsgebäude, Universitätsstraße 7/ Stairway III / 3rd Floor

There is no need to register for the event. For questions, contact Matt Dougherty ([email protected]).

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