Knowledge as Story; Bodily Knowledge: Emotional and Aesthetic Components; Knowledge and Information

  • John G. Fitch
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine book series (PLSM)


This chapter discusses some aspects of knowledge-creation that characterise it as a human activity. They include the development of knowledge as a story; bodily elements of knowledge, including intuition; and emotional and aesthetic components of knowledge. As a corollary of these human aspects of knowledge, the chapter concludes that knowledge is not to be identified with information.


Stephen Hawking Bodily Intuition Emotional Aesthetic Information 


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  1. 1.University of VictoriaVictoriaCanada

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