Ways of Knowing
A “” is a tool used to acquire knowledge. These tools include:
- Sense perception
There is no “perfect” method to acquire knowledge. Some people prioritize a way of knowing based on what is considered useful to society or to themselves.
questions → → knowledge claim
|Questions||Way of Knowing||Knowledge|
|What colour is the grass?||Sense perception:
|The grass is green.|
|Why do I buy cool treats for my cat?||Emotion||I love my cat.|
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A tool used to acquire knowledge.