Philosophical Being

Different types of knowledge exist: 2.1 – Empirical knowledge (or knowledge vulgar, or sense-common) Is the knowledge gotten to perhaps, after innumerable attempts, that is, the knowledge acquired through actions not planned. Example: The key is emperrando in the lock and, of in such a way trying to open the door, we finish for discovering (to know) one jeitinho to turn the key without emperrar. 2.2 – Philosophical knowledge Is fruit of the reasoning and the reflection human being. It is the speculative knowledge on phenomena, generating subjective concepts. Search to give sensible to the general phenomena of the universe, exceeding the formal limits of science. Example: ‘ ‘ The man is the bridge between the animal and alm-homem’ ‘ (Friedrich Nietzsche) 2,3 – Theological Knowledge Knowledge disclosed for the divine faith or religious belief.

It cannot, for its origin, confirmed or denied being. It depends on the moral formation and the beliefs of each individual. Example: To believe that somebody was cured by a miracle; or to believe Duende; to believe reincarnation; to believe spirit etc. 2.4 – Scientific knowledge Is rational, systematic, accurate and verifiable the knowledge of the reality. Its origin is in the based procedures of verification in the scientific methodology. We can then say that the Scientific Knowledge: – He is rational and objective. – It Is abided the facts.

– It exceeds to the facts. – He is analytical. – It requires exactness and clarity. – It is comunicvel. – It is verifiable. – It depends on methodical inquiry. – Search and applies laws. – He is clarifying. – It can make predictions. – It is opened. – It is useful (GALLIANO, 1979, P. 24-30). Example: To discover a vaccine that prevents an illness; to discover as if of a breath of the batrachians.

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