Pillar 1: Knowledge

Pillar 1, Knowledge, studies the metaknowledge of human knowledge. Metaknowledge is knowledge about the knowledge itself. It explores the philosophical, sociological, historical, methodological, and mediating perspectives of human knowledge itself.

1.1 Theory (1)

The study of philosophical aspects of knowledge and science. 

• Philosophy of knowledge (epistemology)
The study of the philosophical aspects of knowledge.

• Philosophy of science

1.2 Context (2)

• History of science

• Sociology of knowledge

1.3 Methodology (3)

• Methodology of science

1.4 Mediation (4)

• Information science

• Museology

• Scientometrics