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Lecture 2

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Michael Petit

The university is: 1 a repository of knowledge 2. a place where knowledge gets made Full of teachers and scholarship Teachers and scholars Dynamic relationship Each supports the other Teaching and research Plagarism Show how your paper contributes to the conversation Read Entering the Conversation on Lecture Notes Knowledge ≠ information Process through mind Oxford English dictionary Knowledge expertise and skills acquired by a person through experience or education: the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject; What is known in a particular field or in total Awareness and familiarity Knowledge is produced by humans Epistemology the branch of philosophy concerned with the nature, source, limits, scope and validity of knowledge. Studies in epistemology are especially interested in developing criteria for evaluating claims people make that they “know” something. In particular, it considers questions such as What is knowledge? How do we know what we know? What is the difference between knowledge and opinion or belief? If you know something, does that mean that you are certain about it? Is know
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