Wisdom Versus Knowledge

  • Frederick Betz
Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM, volume 11)


Science is important because it provides knowledge for society, societal knowledge. But can science provide wisdom, societal wisdom? To answer this question, there are two basic issues in the social sciences and the discipline of history which first need to be addressed. How can one formally integrate historical studies with the construction of social science theories? How can one ensure in the social sciences that judgments-of-value (normative social science theory) can be empirically validated?


Historical Event Social Theory Communist Party Political Ideology Perceptual Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Engineering and Technology ManagementPortland State UniversityPortlandUSA

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