Knowledge and Human Interests Jürgen Habermas
Publisher: Beacon Press
These areas determine categories relevant to what we interpret as knowledge. Because it taps into one more human interest – knowledge-seeking. Collecting data to answer someone else's questions will never spark the enthusiasm and . The second concept 'freedom to' has been defined as self-mastery or self-Government. (1972) Knowledge and Human Interests, (London: Heinemann). To the extent that data collection does occur, it's almost entirely through a process peripheral to daily operations, done to appease donors or investors; it is almost never an internally driven process of knowledge-seeking or improvement. (1977) The life and Times of Liberal Democracy (London: Oxford University Press )  Habermas, J. Fewnotes: Anderson's "Knowledge, human Interests, and Objectivity in Feminist Epistemology". Habermas differentiates three primary generic cognitive areas in which human interest generates knowledge. "Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. The first concept 'negative freedom' is according to him the “normal” conception, according to which a person is free if his or her actions are not subject to deliberate interference or coercion by other human beings. If a friendly looking guy comes to me trying to teach me a game, I would say 'yes' too. Impact Over Organizational Interest. Knowledge Gained from Studies of Leucine Consumption in Animals and Humans1,2,3. That's what we're doing." Startling stuff, isn't it? Joe Millward* Leucine's wide-ranging metabolic influences have made it subject to special interest. Kennedy Gihanna, a Rwandan refugee and now successful human rights lawyer in South Africa, explains that the situation in Myanmar concerns him, knowing the patterns that lead to genocide. A look at new research from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.