Episteme and Techne

[Revised entry by Richard Parry on June 22, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Episteme is the Greek word most often translated as knowledge, while techne is translated as either craft or
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[Revised entry by Richard Parry on June 22, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Episteme is the Greek word most often translated as knowledge, while techne is translated as either craft or art. These translations, however, may inappropriately harbor some of our contemporary assumptions about the relation between theory (the domain of 'knowledge') and practice (the concern of 'craft' or 'art'). Outside of modern science,...

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