is a term we use to describe knowledge that has been established beyond any reasonable doubt
includes tradition, values, religion, language, habits of a society
Any fact of claim that someone offers in support of another claim
Accounts for why something is the way it is, but does not necessarily try to persuade the listener to believe what is being said
Examine the facts is a particular case and then figure out what they mean
A type of explanation that includes an attempt to persuade the listener that the action taken were correct, or at least understandable. An attempt to convince the listener that what is being said is correct.
The ability to observe, interpret, analyse and report some- thing without the influence of our personal wishes or opin- ions
The particular viewpoint from which an individual or group takes in information and decides what is important or what something means.
The ability to exercise one's will over others. Knowledge can give us power and we also need to know how those in power control the knowledge that is being created and distributed.
An obligation to use something (e.g. knowledge) wisely, for the common good or for a good outcome
A statement or belief that accurately reflects reality.
Reflects what we consider to be important or beneficial. Often influenced by our culture, education, and social background.