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13 What is Knowledge? Edna the Alien vs Massimo Pigliucci | Philosophy of Consciousness
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What is knowledge? – Answers by Edna the alien and Massimo Pigliucci

What is knowledge? Knowledge can be defined as a type of information construct that has evolved from a reflective discourse with the environment such that it enables the extension of that construct’s temporal existence through its functions and actions. Consequently, knowledge is not limited by mental activity – It is not the preserve of human thinking, neural mechanisms, intelligence, or understanding.

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