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Knowledge: knowledge information. Information processed through a thinking human mind. Knowledge is produced by humans. It is divided in to two categories of Empirical Sciences and the Humanities. Empirical Science has two branches of the Natural Sciences like Physics and the Social Sciences like Political Science. There the Humanities are subjects like Fine Arts. Purpose of a University: University is where information is stored and where knowledge is made. Professors are a good example of this idea. They teach the information already gained and make new knowledge with researching. Teaching + Research. However, knowledge information. Critical Thinking: Process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing andor evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action. Empirical vs. Speculative: Empirical in Greek means Experience in trial. It is gained through practical (realistic of useful) andor based on experience like taking surveys to gather data and to process them. Speculative in Greek means to look at. This is through theoretical learning. Representation: To representsubstitute or symbolize of something or being. Representation = Power. Re-Present could also be interpreted as presenting something through representation. This is selective so representation is always partial. Representation is an ongoing process by creating representations and analyzing how we presented them. Because they convey ideas, they are ideological. Issues regarding representation
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