COMMON SENSE 1)4)
The global intuitive way of understanding that results from the progressive integration through learning or training.
Common sense allows for quick understanding of, and response to many situations and behavioral experiences. It may sometimes "save the day" in critical circumstances that do not allow for long research or reflections.
The acquisition of common sense – which amounts to implicit immediately available knowledge for practical action – starts at birth and never concludes.
Common sense is however at least partly accorded to the particular culture in which any individual find himself inserted.
And, unfortunately, common non-sense also exists and may spread quite widely
- 1) General information
- 2) Methodology or model
- 3) Epistemology, ontology and semantics
- 4) Human sciences
- 5) Discipline oriented
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