Theories Of The Pursuit Of Knowledge

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This quote claims that the viewpoint of a learner is not only present but necessary in the methodology of the pursuit of knowledge in all scenarios. While I disagree with the absolute, I do agree with the statement in select contexts. However, in objective human sciences, the subjectivity of a knower’s perspective and bias are not only nonessential, but may be dangerous to the initiation, methodology, and resulting outcomes of inquiry. Meanwhile, in the study of ethics, perspective is theorized to be totally essential to the pursuit of knowledge by some and totally nonessential by others. Even in the pursuit of knowledge in a specific subjective area, it is possible to limit the subjectivity of one’s perspective by attempting to disregard the values of one’s context. Whether or not a knower 's perspective is essential to the inquiry of knowledge depends upon the objectives and aspirations of the thinker and the individual circumstances of the topic within the human sciences or ethics. While one’s own perspective may help the knower to understand the principle of human sciences, the human sciences are generally objective as they are a science. The knower’s perspective is not as important in the complexities and advanced end of the department, and in many cases can misconstrue or invalidate the findings by wrongly altering the process. To understand why perspective is considered damaging in the field of human sciences, one can research the history of the perception of
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