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Symposia at the Studio of Villa Bosch
Heidelberg University
Department of Geography
Berliner Str. 48
69120 Heidelberg

Regina Lenz
Anna Mateja Punstein
Laura Suarsana

Email: knowledgeandspace

New Videos of the 16th symposium "The Role of Socio-Environmental Settings for Learning and Educational Attainment " (2017) online.

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New Book Review of "Knowledge and Networks" (Volume 11) in Hungarian Geographical Bulletin.

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General Outline of "Knowledge and Action"

  1. Psychology of knowledge. Knowledge as a competence for action. What do we know about the relation between knowledge and action and what do we not know? How much of our actions are governed by routines, experience, intuition and knowledge? What about actions vs. better knowledge? 
  2. To what extent do various types of knowledge influence the steps from cognition to action, e.g. aspirations, attention, the evaluation of situations, search for alternatives, problem solving, decision-making, implementation of decisions? 
  3. Rationality and Knowledge. What categories of rationality should we distinguish? Concepts of rationality in social and economic theories. Rationality in everyday life.
  4. Action theory and knowledge - trends and perspectives. Subject-centred action theory. Symbolic action theory. Knowledge and action potential.

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