Knowledge is Not Capability

The feline in the photo is my daughter’s cat. The cat is reaching for the door knob because she has learned through observation that humans in house can open doors by doing something to that knob. But when she places her paws on either side of the knob nothing happens. Her paws cannot grasp the […]

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A Network of Commitments is Not Enough

What is the difference between a promise and a commitment? According to the Oxford dictionary, the definition of a promise is a declaration or assurance that one will, or not, make a particular thing happen. In the domain of Language Action, a promise is one of the speech acts. A commitment is being dedicated to […]

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