Join to Simply Philosophy online community. Open your mind, post your thoughts, think critically!

productive science

Knowledge and the Sciences

In the beginning of my series on knowledge, I claimed that we need to know what knowledge is in order to know whether or not we have it. Now that I have outlined the basics of the sciences and the various ways that knowledge can be understood, there is enough information to answer that question. What counts as knowledge depends on which science that knowledge is a part of. When we consider knowled...