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Language and Knowledge in the Modern Society

  title={Language and Knowledge in the Modern Society},
  author={M. Sand{\'e}n},
Language is not only our most important means for presenting ideas, values, and norms. It also shapes the way individuals view the world. Knowledge as a concept is positively loaded. Politicians are talking of the importance of knowledge and an idea that knowledge puts things into motion. In the industrial society most people were occupied in manipulating things compared to in the post-industrial society where people instead are manipulating meanings. In the changing society of today scientists… Expand

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