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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...

Experiential Knowledge

I have reduced the types of knowledge down to experiential, factual and theoretical knowledge. Experiential knowledge is a knowledge of particular things gained by perception. These two elements are what make experiential knowledge what it is. This also means that skepticism takes the form of denying that perception is successful in some way. Experiential knowledge is the knowledge gained by exper...

Powers and Potential

So far, I have discussed matter and things and the various ways that they exist and can be understood. However, the entire discussion was completed without detailed consideration of change. I have already proven that change is real and that change of substance requires that matter exist. So now we can consider the nature of change while considering what we have already learned about matter and thi...