Difference Between Personal And Shared Knowledge
As an example within the way of knowing that is sight, each person may see the colour green slightly differently and it would be impossible to tell, but excepting colourblind people there is definitely a general consensus that leaves and grass is green, despite slightly differing personal knowledge. It can also be argued that every person’s interpretation of shared knowledge is slightly different, and therefore when shared knowledge is applied there is always an aspect of personal knowledge. The ways of knowing operate slightly differently within each area of knowledge, and so in order to assess the claim presented this essay will debate the claim within the areas of maths, ethics, and literature.
Within the area of maths, there is a discord between personal and shared knowledge, in that shared knowledge