Anti-Foundational Knowledge Management

  • Tom Butler
  • Published 2011 in Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Under the influence of Enlightenment epistemo-logical thought, the social sciences have exhibited a distinct tendency to prefer deterministic1 explanations of social phenomena. In the sociology of knowledge, for example, " foundational " researchers seek to arrive at objective knowledge of social phenomena through the application of " social… (More)

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