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The Practice of Knowing and Knowing in Practices

Bengt Molander

This book is a philosophical analysis of knowledge in practices, focused on knowing how, tacit knowledge and expert knowledge. Knowing in action is the key concept. It covers understanding, well-functioning routines as well as successful learning processes. It is argued that knowledge-in-action is more basic than propositional or theoretical knowledge. Key notions are knowing as a kind of attentiveness or a way of being in the world, knowing as continued learning, and knowledge as what leads people in the best way. The book is a contribution to the contemporary philosophical discussions about knowing how, tacit knowledge and expert knowledge. At the same time, it is written as an interdisciplinary and case-based introduction to the epistemology of knowing and learning.
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Chapter 7: The Paths of Knowledge—Orientation and Control

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Introduction

The aim of this chapter is to present an analysis of the concept of knowledge. It can be regarded as the second phase of an epistemological presentation in three stages, the first step was taken in chapter 3 and the third will be taken in chapter 10. Where do we find ourselves at this point?

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