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Knowledge
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[German Version]

is one of the most important topics in philosophical epistemology. Both in everyday life and in scientific research, knowledge is the most broadly reliable but also most ambitious cognitive and epistemic format that a person can acquire with respect to a single concrete object or situation or a whole field of objects or situations. It constitutes the most reliable format because it guarantees to those who know that all the assertions by which they can give an account of their particular kn…

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Enskat, Rainer, “Knowledge”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_025395>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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