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Descriptor in English: Knowledge
Descriptor in Spanish: Conocimiento
Descriptor in Portuguese: Conhecimento
Descriptor in French: Savoir
Entry term(s): Epistemology
Tree number(s): K01.468
Scope note: The body of truths or facts accumulated in the course of time, the cumulated sum of information, its volume and nature, in any civilization, period, or country.
Annotation: restrict to knowledge as an abstract or philosophical concept, as "transmission of knowledge"; do not use as coordinate for knowledge of specific subjects as "fuller use of our knowledge about children"; will figure largely in historical articles & historical contexts; "medical knowledge" is probably MEDICINE & not here
History Note: 97
DeCS UI: 33182
Descriptor UI: D019359
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2017/06/30
Knowledge - Preferred
Concept UI M0028815
Scope note The body of truths or facts accumulated in the course of time, the cumulated sum of information, its volume and nature, in any civilization, period, or country.
Preferred term Knowledge
Epistemology - Narrower
Concept UI M0028814
Preferred term Epistemology



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