Compagnone, Claude - Plurality of Points of Views and knowing of a Plural Reality

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Plurality of Points of Views and knowing of a Plural Reality

Authors: Compagnone, Claude

The purpose of this article is to report the way in which the plural understandings of reality are inherent to the process of knowledge production. It alsoaims to show what it means that actors’ point of view are socially and materially situated. Relying on J.-P. Darré’s approach, Putnam’s pragmatism, as well as on linguists’ and psychologists’ works, it highlights how the relationship between reality and knowledge may be understood. It underlines that truth depends on the adequacy of knowledge to reality and emphasizes the interactional features of things. Then, it focuses on the social nature of understanding and discusses the social characterization of points of view, drawing on A. Schütz’s works.


Source : oai:HAL:hal-01692688v1
Volume: Épistémologies du pluriel
Section: Articles
Published on: February 1, 2018
Submitted on: January 31, 2018
Keywords: dialogues,sociology,philosophy,knowing,plural reality,points of views, filosofía, diálogos, sociología, punto de vista, realidad plural,conocimiento,connaissance,réalité plurielle,points de vue,sociologie,philosophie,[SHS.SOCIO] Humanities and Social Sciences/Sociology


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