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The Western Devaluation of Knowledge

The Western Devaluation of Knowledge( )
Author: Osburn, Charles B.
ISBN:978-1-306-20315-9
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $79.99
Book Description:

The Western Devaluation of Knowledge is an exploration of the causes and effects of Western cultural changes that have evolved during the past half millennium of industrialization to diminish the value of knowledge as process. Western culture has developed a conceptualization and valuation of knowledge that reverses the traditional knowledge continuum that connects data (information) to understanding. As a result, we displace the subjective and human features of knowledge with...
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Pages:315
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General



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