A Few Doubts about Adam Jonkisz’s Theory of Questions

  • Jacek Wojtysiak John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Faculty of Philosophy
Keywords: theory of questions, division of questions, gap in knowledge


In this text I discuss and debate Adam Jonkisz’s book Questions and Answers: Set-theoretic approach. I consider, among other things, the problem of the minimal component of question, of the division of questions, of the specificity of existential questions. I put forward a thesis that every question is a question to be completed, in the sense that every question expresses a ‘gap’ in our knowledge that should be filled. The natural division of questions corresponds to the numbers and types of these ‘gaps.’


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