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Knowledge and Wisdom

Keith Lehrer

in Self-Trust

Published in print January 1997 | ISBN: 9780198236658
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191679322 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236658.003.0002
Knowledge and Wisdom

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The previous chapter ended with the keystone loop of acceptance, preference, and reasoning. This chapter is devoted to a theory of knowledge based on that loop within an evaluation system. The evaluation system is a system of acceptances and preferences including acceptances concerning preferences and preferences concerning acceptances. This evaluation system consisting of acceptances and preferences is the basis of knowledge and wisdom.

Keywords: knowledge; wisdom; evaluation; acceptances; preferences

Chapter.  8949 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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