epistemological


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of or relating to epistemology

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Through an archival investigation of the "textual genesis" of Nietzsche's essay, Jensen argues that this epistemological constructivism was carried over in a scattered fashion from the failed essay "On Truth and Lies" that Nietzsche was writing at the same time and in the same notebook as his essay on history.
The six papers in this thematic section examine diverse fields, topics, and methodological and epistemological issues and challenges.
It further takes on the global architecture of education and its alienating effects on students with alternative epistemological background.
The purpose of this study was to use a constructive-developmental lens to understand to what extent epistemological complexity is a factor in developing critical thinking skills in the context of reading and writing.
I propose, then, a set of epistemological reasons why citizens should sustain their democratic commitments even when democracy delivers a collective result that strikes them as morally intolerable.
Educational psychologists, inspired by Jean Piaget's research on genetic epistemology, conduct studies on epistemological development and beliefs in order to determine how students learn, what kind of beliefs they hold about knowledge and how epistemological beliefs affect cognitive processes (Hofer & Pintrich, 1997).
Epistemological beliefs are the abstract beliefs of lay folk that address questions relevant to professional epistemologists, typically about the nature of knowledge and knowing, (see Briell, Elen, Verschaffel, & Clarebout, 2011; see also, Hofer & Pintrich, 1997).
Challenging the basic epistemological premises is a salient theme in many of the ensuing chapters.
Postfeminism signifies the break with the traditional epistemological feminist representations in the Postmodern era.
The first factor is the students' epistemological beliefs, that is, their beliefs about the nature of knowledge and knowing (Hofer, 2001, 2010; Wong & Chai, 2010).
From this perspective, research must focus on uncovering the beliefs teachers hold about knowledge construction-their epistemological orientation--and how that orientation is reflected in their instructional practice.
He begins by noting rightly the ontological purposes and content of a proper Christian via negativa; then he contrasts that form of apophaticism with Kant's transcendental epistemological project, the latter understood as having its roots, interestingly, in Spinoza.
Epistemological beliefs are also known to have an influence on individuals' life satisfaction.
Against this backdrop, different epistemological perspectives have been presented as part of a hierarchical, developmental sequence anchored by dualistic, objective epistemologies at one end, and contextual, constructed ways of knowing at the opposite end.
Accordingly, in the above-mentioned essay inaugurating the collection, Haakonssen challenges what he calls the epistemological paradigm in the understanding and presentation of eighteenth-century philosophy.