Knowledge Artifacts: When Society Objectifies Itself in Knowledge

Andrea Cerroni


The paper deals with knowledge artifacts as knowledge socially objectified. A typology of knowledge is considered, comprising forms (intellectual, practical, objectified); families (knowings, acquaintances, acknowledges) and kinds (for objectified knowledge: encapsulated, environments, symbols). A model for knowledge-society (as a new societal layer sedimenting over precedent ones) is also introduced in four logic phases (generation; institutionalization; diffusion; socialization) in order to show the mechanisms for its production.


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Cerroni A. (2015). Knowledge Artifacts: When Society Objectifies Itself in Knowledge . In Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 3: KITA, (IC3K 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-158-8, pages 429-435. DOI: 10.5220/0005661704290435

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author={Andrea Cerroni},
title={Knowledge Artifacts: When Society Objectifies Itself in Knowledge},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 3: KITA, (IC3K 2015)},

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JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 3: KITA, (IC3K 2015)
TI - Knowledge Artifacts: When Society Objectifies Itself in Knowledge
SN - 978-989-758-158-8
AU - Cerroni A.
PY - 2015
SP - 429
EP - 435
DO - 10.5220/0005661704290435