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The phenomenon of knowledge: Philospophy vs. Semantics

O.I. Oparina
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Oparina Olga I.,

Ph.D. (Philology), Senior Lecturer

CMC faculty, English Department;

High School of Translation and Interpretation (faculty), the Department of the Theory and Practice of Teaching the English Language

Lomonosov Moscow State University



The article deals with the notion knowledge from the philosophical and linguistic viewpoint. It considers comparing its meaning and implication diachronically. The materials of various dictionaries are taken as the subject of study to reveal the constant components in its meaning. The results demonstrated similar interpretation of know/ knowledge in philosophy and semantics meanwhile preserving some discrepancy: knowledge-opinion is not preserved in semantics.

Keywords: knowledge, philosophy, notion, lexical semantics, comparison.




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